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Communities affected by human rights abuses in the north of Mexico share their cases with the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

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The UN Business and Human Rights Working Group conducts its first regional visit to Oaxaca

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Civil Society asks to the United Nations to document human rights violations by business enterprises

Mining, infrastructure and energy projects –including hydroelectric and wind farm projects-, are those that caused the major number of human rights violations. Report with more than 60 cases of violations throughout the country (In Spanish). On the occasion of the official visit to Mexico of the Working Group on Business and Human Rights of the […]


The Río Sonora watershed committees (Comités de Cuenca Río Sonora) announce legal victories in the United States

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Méxicoleaks wins the FRIDA award for innovative practices in Latin America

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Public bulletin from CSOs and individuals about our participation in the Multi-stakeholder Group of the EITI in Mexico

DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT On May 6, 2016, a group of civil society representatives will meet in Mexico’s Energy Ministry (SENER) to begin working towards the installation of the Multi-stakeholder Group of the EITI in Mexico, as we believe that the EITI can be a good opportunity for the country if it explicitly includes social and environmental […]


Main results of the human rights impact assessment (HRIA) of the Ixtaca mining project of Almaden Minerals in Ixtacamaxtitlán, Puebla

DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT (Spanish) On April 17, 2016, in Santa María Zotoltepec, Puebla, the main results of the human rights impact assessment (HRIA) were presented. It was conducted by the Project on Organizing, Development, Education, and Research (PODER), Instituto Mexicano para el Desarrollo Comunitario (IMDEC), and the Centro de Estudios de Desarrollo Rural (CESDER), who since […]


Mexico’s Worst Mining Disaster Survivors Turn to U.S. Court for Assistance

DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE April 12, 2016. Phoenix, Arizona – When 40 million liters of toxic leaching material and heavy metals from Grupo Mexico’s Buenavista del Cobre copper mine spilled into the Bacánuchi and Sonora Rivers in northern Mexico in 2014, the contamination affected over 25,000 people who depend on the rivers for water consumption and […]


Dialogos por la Justicia Cotidiana, real access or vested interests?

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PODER and ICAR, jointly with the Steering Committee on Business and Human Rights in Mexico, strengthen ties to support the development of a national action plan on this issue

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