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Nación U'wa trae al gobierno colombiano devuelta a la mesa de negociaciones
, June 22, 2015
La nación U'wa y el gobierno colombiano se reunirán esta semana para abordar las cuestiones no resueltas de un acuerdo entre los dos partidos el . . .
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U’wa Nation Brings Colombian Government Back to Table
, June 22, 2015
The U’wa Nation and the Colombian government will meet this week to address unresolved issues from an agreement made between the two parties last year. . . .
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India’s War on Activists
, June 11, 2015
Thirteen of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India, according to the World Health Organization , and a recent study found . . .
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“This is not a money issue: this is environmental and cultural.”
by Guest, May 29, 2015
The Lax Kw'alaams, an aboriginal group in British Columbia, were offered a compensation package of over $1 billion for allowing a liquefied natural gas project . . .
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Arguing for Transparency, With a Cheering Section
, May 22, 2015
As a lawyer, you know you’re on the right side of justice when there are several dozen smiling young people wearing bright clothing and buttons . . .
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West African Lawyers and Activists Discuss Strategies for Regional Collaboration
, May 20, 2015
I recently had the opportunity to take a break from our busy litigation docket for a few days and participate in a workshop with some . . .
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Big Talk, No Change from Newmont Mining
, May 13, 2015
I first met Peruvian lawyer Mirtha Vasquez in 2012 as a student in the International Human Rights Clinic at Santa Clara University. We were conducting . . .
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Time to Stop Napping and Start NAPing
by Guest, April 30, 2015
While naps are a common pastime, NAPs, or National Action Plans on responsible business conduct, are relatively new tools for promoting corporate accountability and human . . .
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Contaminación en el Río Sagrado Cubogón del Pueblo U´wa
Camila Mariño Venegas
, April 28, 2015
El Pueblo U´wa, que ha venido defendiendo sus derechos territoriales desde el año 1999, manifiesta nuevamente su “ temor ” por los hechos recientes ocurridos . . .
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Why We Needed Chiquita to Clarify Kiobel
, April 22, 2015
Yesterday we got word that the United States Supreme Court will not hear Cardona v. Chiquita Brands International , a lawsuit on behalf of victims . . .
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