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Indian social movement leader Prafulla Samantara has been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize, which honors the achievements and leadership of grassroots environmental...

MiningWatch Canada has called on the Canadian Government to denounce the harassment and criminalization of members of human rights and environmental justice organizations and local community leaders, as well as a member of their staff, for their participation

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On 27 March, 2017, the residents of the Cajamarca region of Colombia, decided by a democratic popular vote to reject a mining project that threatens an environmentally protected rural area in their region....

El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly voted in March, 2017 to become the first country to ban mining for gold and other metals, and cancel projects in the pipeline. This was a development driven by several NGOs and social movements and have expressed serious...

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) and the ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group, in consultation with ESCR-Net members and a...

Extensive mining in the Bisie region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has led to tension and conflict between local communities and mining operators. The ...

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) announced on February 2017 the establishment of an expert panel of jurists to study and provide guidance on the effectiveness of grievance procedures provided by businesses to address and remedy harms arising from their...

Last week the Canadian Court of Appeal decided that the Canadian jurisdiction is the appropriate place for the lawsuit to be filed against the Canadian company, Tahoe Resources, for human rights violations that took place in Guatemala. The lawsuit was filed by seven...