indigenous peoples
IISD | 28-Jun-2019
Un groupe d’investisseurs néerlandais et costariciens a perdu une bataille juridique contre le Panama sous l’égide d’un tribunal du CIRDI.
Inequality | 13-May-2019
In more than two-thirds of the mining-related lawsuits against governments in the region, communities have actively organizing against the mining activities.
Mining Watch | 2-May-2019
We analyzed 38 multi-million dollar claims brought by the mining industry using ISDS and other investment protection laws; in over half, communities are fighting to protect Indigenous territory, water, and more.
Yellowhead Institute | 26-Feb-2019
Exception clauses amount to little more than tokenism, and short-change our full rights to determine trade relationships on our land and oceanic territories.
IIED | 23-Feb-2019
Existing arrangements for third parties to participate in investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) are not designed to protect people whose rights and interests are directly at stake.
SSRN | 24-Jan-2019
International investment law overlooks the interests of local communities. This is especially troublesome in foreign investment in natural resources and infrastructure, where the local communities are the most affected and whose harm often leads to disputes.
El Telégrafo | 28-Sep-2018
Medio centenar de indígenas de la Amazonía ecuatoriana se concentraron este miércoles 26 de septiembre frente a la Procuraduría del Estado, en Quito, para exigir al Gobierno que rechace un laudo arbitral que condena al país y que pone en peligro el proceso de reparación de daños ambientales causados por la petrolera Chevron.
Expropriate | 4-Aug-2018
On 29 July 1918, the British judiciary proffered the Empire’s most expressly and egregiously racist justification for the land dispossession of indigenous peoples. Today, an ICSID tribunal continues that mission. No matter which way Zimbabwean’s turn at the polls, they’re still paying for their invasion and occupation by Cecil Rhodes’ British South Africa company...
Intercontinental Cry | 27-Jul-2017
This past month, eighteen Aymara community leaders endured the final stages of a trial that had them facing up to 28 years in prison and massive fines for their alleged roles in the 2011 ‘Aymarazo’ protests against the Santa Ana silver mine on the Peru-Bolivia border.
The Hindu | 28-Feb-2017
Even as bilateral investment treaties are strengthened, domestic legislation must be implemented.

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