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Read CETIM’s new bulletin

The latest bulletin for 2020 begins with two articles related to Switzerland: the first discusses its foreign policy in the area of peasants rights, and the second looks at the concerns of the UN Special Rapporteur on the new approach of the Swiss cooperation.

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India: unprecedented mobilization of workers and peasants

 Press release   Geneva, 15th December 2020 – Over the last two weeks, India has been the scene of an unprecedented general strike. According to some media reports, it is believed to be the largest mobilization in the history of mankind: a human river of 250 million people, workers and peasants, hand in hand, marching […]

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Brazil: Environmental crimes and corporate impunity

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL (45th session) In a previous statement during this session of the Human Rights Council, the Special Rapporteur on toxic waste, Mr. Tuncak, made clear recommendations, based on the manifest deficiency of national regulation on transnational corporates in Brazil, calling for independent investigations into abuses of power by these entities.

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The systematic violation of the right to water in Chile

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL (45th session) CETIM and the Movement in Defense of Water, Land and Environmental Protection (MODATIMA), an active movement in defense of the right to water in Chile, collaborated in the framework of the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council to denounce the violations of the right to water in the […]

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