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19 June 2013

Case profile: Anglo Platinum lawsuit (re displacement in So. Africa)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuit against Anglo Platinum regarding alleged displacement in So. Africa. Plaintiffs sought injunction prohibiting the company from interfering with the residents' land rights.]

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12 May 2013

Amcu official shot dead [South Africa]

Author: Fin24 [So. Africa]

A North West regional organiser of trade union Amcu was shot dead in Rustenburg on Saturday, police said. Brigadier Thulani Ngubane said that the 46-year-old man was killed at Billy's Tavern, near Anglo Platinum's Khomanani mine shaft two, just before...

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30 October 2012

Police disperse striking miners in S Africa

Author: Al Jazeera

Police in South Africa say they have fired rubber bullets, teargas and stun grenades in clashes with hundreds of striking Anglo American platinum mine workers who barricaded roads...About 12,000 Amplats [Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American)] workers...

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29 October 2012

[PDF] Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 7

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Full text of October 2012 issue of the Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin. Refers to lawsuits against adidas, Amesys (part of Bull), Anadarko, Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American), Areva, Blackwater, BP, CACI, Cameron International,...

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28 September 2012

Anglo Platinum lawsuit (re displacement in So. Africa)

In 2007, 100 residents from the Mohlohlo Commuity filed a lawsuit in the High Court Transvaal Provincial against a wholly owned subsidiary of Anglo Platinum. Plaintiffs seek an injunction prohibiting Anglo Platinum from interfering with the residents'...

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28 September 2012

Anglo Platinum lawsuit (re displacement in So. Africa)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 24 July 2007, over 100 residents of Ga Puka and Ga Sekhaolelo (the Mohlohlo Community) filed a lawsuit in the High Court Transvaal Provincial Division, against Potgietersrust Platinum's Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Anglo Platinum on and nine...

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17 September 2012

South Africa police bar ANC rebel in miner strike crackdown

Author: Siphiwe Sibeko, Reuters

South African police stopped ANC renegade Julius Malema from addressing striking miners on Monday as the government intensified efforts to contain labor unrest at mines...[There] was still no end in sight to a deadly strike at...Lonmin in which 45...

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1 March 2012

Intl. Council on Mining and Metals publishes guide on integrating human rights due diligence into corporate risk management processes

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1 March 2012

[PDF] Integrating human rights due diligence into corporate risk management processes

Author: International Council on Mining and Metals

...This document…focuses on integrating human rights due diligence into corporate risk management processes…[I]t is increasingly evident that failure to effectively manage human rights issues effectively…carries significant financial, legal and...

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7 February 2012

Woman mineworker raped, killed underground [So. Africa]

Author: Sowetan [So. Africa]

A woman employee was reported to have been raped and murdered at AngloPlatinum's Khomanani mine in Rustenburg..."The worker was found violated and dead underground at the mine yesterday afternoon," NUM [National Union of Mineworkers] said in a...

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