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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...
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...
- Related companies: Continuum Resources
- Related stories: Australia: Indigenous people call on Siemens to suspend Adani contract over alleged breach of their FPIC rights; incl. company response
- This is a response from the following companies: Siemens
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...
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...
- Related companies: PT Mantimin Coal Mining (MCM)
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...
Mexico: District court ruled temporary suspension to the Maya train project; federal government says project will continue until served with a court order
“Key Mexico infra works run into heavy roadblocks”, 5 February 2020...
Author: Reuters & The Guardian
"Brazil's Bolsonaro unveils bill to allow commercial mining on indigenous land", 6 February 2020....