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3 February 2020

So. Africa: Upmarket clothing outlet suspends employee for wearing cultural wristband, includes company comment

Author: Khaya Koko, The Star (South Africa)

"Woolworths suspends employee for wearing isiphandla (sacred wristband)" 4 February 2020...

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17 January 2020

Tribes in Louisiana & Alaska file climate change complaint against US govt. with the United Nations

Author: The Associated Press

"Louisiana, Alaskan Tribes File UN Climate Change Complaint", 17 January 2020...

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13 January 2020
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Author: Laura Kane, L'actualité

«Un comité de l’ONU appelle le Canada à stopper trois projets, dont Trans Mountain» 6 janvier 2020...

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17 December 2019

Report to UPR working group says US govt. failed to uphold its obligations under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at Standing Rock

Author: University of Arizona Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program & Water Protector Legal Collective

"Stakeholder Report to the UN Human Rights Council, Universal Periodic Review Working Group", October 2019...

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9 December 2019

Uganda: Local cultural group say proposed dam construction will compromise local tourism, environment & livelihoods

Author: The Independent (Uganda)

"Bunyoro Kingdom rejects Murchison Falls power dam plans"...

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28 November 2019
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Author: Mongabay (Latinoamérica)

“Colombia: impactos ambientales y culturales de la minería en territorio wiwa”- 28 de noviembre de 2019...

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15 November 2019

USA: Tribes halt major copper mine on ancestral lands in Arizona

Author: Alison Cagle, Earthjustice

Mining corporation Hudbay Minerals proposed to dig a mile-wide open-pit copper mine in the Santa Ritas, burying dozens of sites sacred to the Tribes under 1.8 billion tons of toxic waste... Represented by Earthjustice, the Tohono O’odham fought Hudbay...

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12 November 2019

Zimbabwe: Mining company constructs traditional courts for communities

Author: 263Chat (Zimbabwe)

‘Diamond Mining Company Constructs Village Courts’ 8 November 2019...

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11 November 2019
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Author: Eliane Brum, El País (Brazil)

“Erro de projeto coloca estrutura de Belo Monte em risco”, 08 de novembro de 2019...

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7 November 2019
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Sônia Guajajara pressiona UE a bloquear acordo com Brasil por mortes de indígenas após assassinato de guardião florestal Paulo Paulino Guajajara, no Maranhão. O crime ocorreu após o grupo dos agentes florestais indígenas “Guardiões da Floresta” ter si...

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