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Guyana: Court ruling violates indigenous peoples' rights 

 Forest Peoples Programme/Rainforest Foundation USControversial Court decision favours miners over indigenous peoples as country sinks to new low on double standards on human rights and development On 17 January 2013, the Guyanese High Court ruled in favour of a miner who has a mining concession on titled indigenous lands. The ruling states that miners who obtained mining permits prior to the Amerindian...

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