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Guatemala: Indigenous people and affected communities face reprisals for defending their water sources against mining companies
Author: Counter Punch
“Guatemalan Water Protectors Persist, Despite Mining Company Threats”, 1st April 2020...
China: Court orders halt of hydropower dam construction in country's first environmental public interest case
“Green peafowl's last habitat vs. 3.7-billion-yuan dam”, 21 March 2020...
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Commentary: Trump must invoke Defence Production Act to initiate private sector production of essential items amid COVID-19 outbreak
Author: Michael Posner, Forbes
“Why the Federal Government needs to lead on COVID-19”, 22 March 2020...
Commentary: COVID-19 outbreak highlights need for protection of human rights online & scrutiny of internet service providers
Author: Marta Achler, European Center for Not-For-Profit Law
“COVID-19 responses - why we need to protect the human right to act and assemble online”, 13 March 2020...
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Author: David Beasley, Legal Newsline (USA)
‘Starbucks, other companies accused of using chocolate produced by slave labor’ 3 March 2020...
Cambodia: Ratanakkiri Provincial Court ends investigations into criminal charges of incitement against an NGO staffer and nine residents
Author: Soth Koemsoeun, The Phnom Penh Post
"Court case over for Adhoc officer", 11 February 2020...
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Author: El Financiero
“Morena va por reforma para evitar que amparos frenen obras de gobierno”, 20 de enero de 2020...