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14 February 2020

Australia: Indigenous people call on Siemens to suspend Adani contract over alleged breach of their FPIC rights; incl. company response

German company Siemens has come under fire for its involvement with a heavily criticised new Adani Carmichael coalmine in Australia. Siemens is contracted to provide signalling work on the project rail line. In December 2019, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser...

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14 February 2020

Mexico: Ruling confirms that mining company Continuum Resources Mexico violated the rights of indigenous communities in Oaxaca

Author: Mexico News Daily

“Oaxaca indigenous community wins ruling against Canadian miner”, 12th February 2020...

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13 February 2020

Response by Siemens

Author: Siemens

General...

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12 February 2020
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Author: Istmo Press

“Propone Senador Salomón Jara derecho a la consulta de pueblos indígenas y Afromexicanas”, 7 de febrero de 2020...

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11 February 2020
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Author: Tercera Información

“Un órgano interministerial reconoce vulneraciones de Derechos Humanos de ACS por su actuación en una hidroeléctrica en Guatemala”, 4 de febrero de 2020...

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11 February 2020

Indonesia: Supreme Court rules for indigenous activists against coal miner for bypassing environmental impact assessment

Author: Lusia Arumingtyas, Mongabay

"Borneo locals win a court battle to bar a coal miner from their land" 30 January 2020...

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10 February 2020
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Author: El Desconcierto

“Tras 10 años de lucha: Un triunfo jurídico de las comunidades que defienden el río Pilmaiken” – 5 de febrero de 2020...

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10 February 2020

South America: NGOs analyse indigenous peoples’ demands on access to water in fragile salt lakes in lithium production areas; Albemarle proposes a network to monitor water scarcity in Chile

A report analysing the demands by indigenous peoples affected by a growing demand of lithium extracted at three salt lakes in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile highlights the increasing concerns about responsible use of water by companies in that South...

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10 February 2020

Mexico: District court ruled temporary suspension to the Maya train project; federal government says project will continue until served with a court order

Author: BNAmericas

“Key Mexico infra works run into heavy roadblocks”, 5 February 2020...

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7 February 2020

Brazil: Government introduces bill to allow commercial mining on protected indigenous lands

Author: Reuters & The Guardian

"Brazil's Bolsonaro unveils bill to allow commercial mining on indigenous land", 6 February 2020....

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