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World Bank Breaks Its Own Rules As Millions Lose Land And Livelihoods

04/16/2015 11:45 am ET | Updated Apr 16, 2015
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The World Bank has repeatedly violated its own policies on protecting the rights of indigenous people by funding projects that resulted in nearly 3.4 million slum-dwellers, farmers and villagers losing their land or having their livelihoods damaged over the past decade, according to documents seen by the Guardian.

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