Mexico: Indigenous people file complaint with Special Rapporteur alleging TransCanada pipeline project violated their rights
The Council of Indigenous Peoples in Defense of the Territory of Puebla and Hidalgo filed a complaint with the Special Rapporteur for Indigenous Peoples of the United Nations Organization in which they explain how the pipeline construction project may be violating their rights to land and territory, to free, prior and informed consultation and to the environment. In their complaint they have exposed possible acts of corruption and violence against the communities. The complete allegations are only available in Spanish here
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited TransCanada to respond. The company did not respond.
Published on the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre on June 27, 2018