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12 August 2005

Open Letter To: The President of the Republic of Guatemala, the Minister of Energy and Mines, the President of Skye Resources/Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel, S.A.

Author: [leaders of 20 communities in Guatemala]

We, the elected and appointed representatives of twenty Q’eqchi’ Mayan communities...DEMAND...The immediate suspension of the illegally granted license...The repair of the damages caused by exploration activities.. The company not to continue...

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9 August 2005

Footwear Supplier in China Creates Web of Deceit to Cover Up Labour Abuses

Author: International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation (ITGLWF)

Footwear retailers Clarks and Skechers have been asked to address labour rights violations at a Taiwanese-owned footwear supplier [Kingmaker Footwear] in Guangdong in China which systematically hides its violations in ways that make corporate codes of...

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5 August 2005

Peter McCaslin Responds to Asia Pacific Resources' Criticism

Author: Peter McCaslin

I have in fact had direct communication with the CEO of Asia Pacific Potash Corporation... I would like to disagree with the “errors of fact” which Mr. West has mentioned... Support for the mine is not high amongst residents... Evidence for the death...

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4 August 2005

Peru: Farmers claim Monterrico Metals mining project will destroy their land, environment; protests have turned violent [scroll down to "Nicanor in Europe"]

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3 August 2005

Meatpacking's Human Toll [USA]

Author: [opinion] Lance Compa & Jamie Fellner, Human Rights Watch, in Washington Post

U.S. meat and poultry employers put [meatpacking] workers at predictable risk of serious physical injury even though the means to avoid such injury are known and feasible. In doing so, they violate the right of workers to a safe place of employment......

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2 August 2005

[DOC] [letter regarding Udon potash mining project, Thailand]

Author: Forbes West, Sherbourne Group, for Asia Pacific Resources

Peter McCaslin...has not spoken to senior officials [of Asia Pacific], nor has he, to our knowledge, even attempted to contact the company. Unfortunately, his four page article dated July 2, 2005 contains errors of fact...A majority of the residents...

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1 August 2005

[PDF] SALW [Small Arms and Light Weapons] and Private Security Companies in South Eastern Europe: A Cause or Effect of Insecurity?

Author: Michael Page (International Alert), Simon Rynn, Zack Taylor and David Wood (Saferworld)

This report surveys the development, conduct and regulation of the private security industry in the eight countries currently party to the European Union’s Stability Pact for South East Europe…Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the...

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22 July 2005

[DOC] Letter to Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry re conduct of Anvil Mining in Dem. Rep. of Congo

Author: Rights & Accountability in Development (RAID)

Last week, RAID wrote to Anvil President Bill Turner to request that the company issue a public statement deploring the intimidation and threats against ASADHO [African Association of the Defense of Human Rights]. We have since received a written...

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18 July 2005

[DOC] [Letter responding to 6 June 2005 letter of Gary Davis, CEO, Ascendant Copper] [Ecuador]

Author: Carlos Zorrilla, Executive Director of DECOIN (Defensa y Conservacion Ecologica de Intag)

...I am responding to the letter sent by Ascendant Copper Corporation’s Gary Davis...in response to the OECD complaint filed by DECOIN, Friends of Earth Canada and Mining Watch Canada against Ascendant Copper...the information provided you by Mr. Davis...

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15 July 2005

Letter from RAID to Australian Chamber of Commerce about conduct of Anvil Mining in Dem. Rep. of Congo -- calls on Chamber to make public statement

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