El Salvador passes anti-mining law

The new law aims to protect public health and the environment of El Salvador.

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A long way for Sri Lanka

Despite commitments and promises, the human rights record doesn't improve. 

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Violence in Ecuador

Churches & Mining Network supports the Shuar indigenous people.

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LGBTI Rights & Integrity of HRC

The Human Rights Council's integrity and authority is being threatened. 

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Business and Human Rights

Corporation need to be held accountable to their human rights obligations. 

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DRC at a crossroads

End repression against dissidents and ensure democratic elections.

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Filipino Community Workers Discuss Ways to Empower Those Affected by the Negative Impacts of Mining

The adoption of the Philippines Mining Act in 1995 opened up the proliferation of mining permits handed to foreign corporations. The Act facilitates...

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World Social Forum: Delegation of Franciscans Will Speak Up for Communities Affected by Mining and Extreme Poverty

Franciscans International and Romans VI (the Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation group of the Franciscan Family) are sending a team of 15...

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Residents in one of Nairobi's Largest Informal Settlements Make Plans to Address the Violations of their Rights

Mukuru, Nairobi, is one of Kenya’s largest informal settlements. It counts over 100 000 residents and is characterised by poor drainage and sewage...

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Indigenous peoples rights at stake

Mining in the Philippines impacts the life of indigenous communities.

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