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Anvil Mining was acquired by China Minmetals in Feb 2012.  Trafigura Beheer had previously been a major shareholder of Anvil Mining.

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28 April 2011

Court ruling a major step forward for case against Canadian mining company

Author: Global Witness

The Superior Court of Quebec has ruled...that the case against Canadian corporation Anvil Mining...in relation to alleged involvement in a 2004 massacre in the Democratic Republic of Congo can proceed to the next stage...Anvil Mining is accused of...

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5 April 2011
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Author: Catherine Handfield, La Presse Canadienne

La Cour du Québec a-t-elle juridiction pour entendre un recours collectif intenté contre une société minière au nom des victimes d'un massacre perpétré en République démocratique du Congo (RDC)? Le juge Benoît Emery devra répondre à cette question...

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1 April 2011
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Author: Joëlle Matte, Institut québécois des hautes études internationales, Université Laval

[Les acteurs privés]…de l’industrie des ressources extractives…doivent fréquemment interagir avec des États aux capacités institutionnelles et juridiques limitées...Il se dessine graduellement une exigence de réglementation des entreprises...

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6 March 2011

[PDF] Tort litigation against multinationals (“MNCs”) for violation of human rights: an overview of the position outside the US

Author: Richard Meeran, Leigh Day & Co

Over the past decade, the US Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”)…has generally been viewed as the mechanism with the most promising potential for holding MNCs to account for human rights violations in developing countries. In recent years, US public interest...

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13 December 2010

Anvil Mining lawsuit (re Dem. Rep. of Congo)

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12 November 2010

[DOC] Invitation: “Precedent for extraterritoriality - Canadian justice for Congolese victims”

Author: Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID), Global Witness

Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID) and Global Witness invite you to a discussion around the class action filed against Anvil Mining Limited on 8 November 2010 by relatives of victims and survivors of the Kilwa massacre. The claimants...

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8 November 2010

Canadian mining company accused of complicity in Congo massacre

Author: Michael Petrou, MacLeans [Canada]

An association representing survivors of a 2004 massacre in the Democratic Republic of Congo have launched a class action lawsuit against Canadian company Anvil Mining Ltd…The group alleges Anvil provided vehicles and planes to Congolese troops who...

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29 June 2010

[PDF] Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct

Author: Joris Oldenziel (SOMO), Joseph Wilde-Ramsing (SOMO) & Patricia Feeney (RAID)

This report assesses the contribution of the OECD Guidelines to responsible business conduct, sustainable development, and the resolution and reduction of conflicts between companies and communities regarding social issues, environmental concerns, and...

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31 May 2010

OECD Watch new report: "Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct"

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22 November 2009

Canadian mining firms face abuse allegations

Author: Brett Popplewell, The Star [Canada]

Canadian mining companies are facing allegations of abuse and assault on local citizens in dozens of developing nations…In Ottawa…a House of Commons committee…will continue debating a Liberal private member's bill designed to put controls on mining...

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