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22 November 2013

Case profile: Argor-Heraeus investigation (re Dem. Rep. Congo)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for investigation filed in Switzerland against Argor-Heraeus. The plaintiff alleges Argor-Heraeus had refined gold which had been pillaged by an illegal armed group (Front nationaliste et...

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20 November 2013

Argor-Heraeus investigation (re Dem. Rep. Congo)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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20 November 2013

Argor-Heraeus investigation (re Dem. Rep. of Congo)

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14 November 2013

Punish Companies That Pillage

Author: James G. Stewart, University of British Colombia in New York Times

Pillage is a war crime. And yet, when it comes to natural resources, companies doing business in war zones have largely been free to plunder with impunity — until now. This month, Swiss authorities opened an investigation against one of the world’s...

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9 November 2013
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Author: Frédéric Garat, RFI

[Dans cette deuxième partie de l'entretien, Albert Yuma parle de la situation financière de la Gécamines et sa stratégie pour redresser celle-ci. L'entretien contient également, entre autres, un passage où Michel Camdessus, membre de l'Africa Progress...

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4 November 2013

Swiss Gold Refiner Accused Of Abetting Congo War Via Money Laundering

Author: Kerry A. Dolan, Forbes

The war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been a terrible ordeal…Part of what funded the long conflict was gold mined illegally in the resource-rich Congo…The Swiss nonprofit TRIAL announced Monday that it was targeting a Swiss gold refinery...

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