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10 February 2014

Not going without a fight [Cambodia]

Author: May Titthara & David Boyle, Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia)

...The company, Union Development Group, wants...more than 1,000 other families to quietly move to relocation villages far back from the ocean. Rights group Adhoc says...45...houses in Botum Sakor district were burned to the ground in the latest round...

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8 January 2014

Mozambique: Workers strike over alleged abuses by China Road and Bridge Corporation; company did not respond to AFP's requests for comment

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Company response
25 November 2013

Sinohydro Group response to report by Rights Action about alleged violence & intimidation against Lenca indigenous communities related to the constructions of Agua Zarca dam, Honduras

Author: Sinohydro Group Limited

The Contract Agreement of Agua Zarca Dam Project with DESA was terminated on August 24th 2013…Sinohydro…signed the Contract Agreement on November 16th 2012, with DESA as the Employer for the construction…Right from the very beginning of our...

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Company response
20 November 2013

Response by China Union Investment: Workers at China Union/WISCO mine allege beatings, "slave-like" treatment by management.

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Company response
20 November 2013

Response by WISCO (Wuhan Iron & Steel): Liberia: Workers at China Union/WISCO mine allege beatings, "slave-like" treatment by management.

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Company non-response
22 October 2013

Wanbao Mining did not respond to: Villagers opposed to Letpadaung mine reportedly fear harsh govt. crackdown against those who refuse compensation.

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Article
8 October 2013

China Union Employees Claim Modern Slavery [Liberia]

Author: New Dawn (Liberia)

[Business & Human Rights invited China Union to respond. Response provided.] Several workers of China Union have described the current work condition at the former Bong Mines concession site as a complete modern slavery…Dozens of aggrieved workers...

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8 October 2013

China Union: "New Slavery Camp" [Liberia]

Author: New Republic (Liberia)

[Business & Human Rights invited China Union to respond. Response provided.] China Union [part of WISCO]...has been described by some of its workers as a new slavery camp in Liberia...[One] of the workers [said] “We work without resting. We are...

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Company response
30 April 2013

Response by Yee Tung: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

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Article
20 February 2013

Zambia seizes control of Chinese-owned mine amid safety fears

Author: BBC [UK]

Zambian mining minister, Yamfwa Mukanga, said that the government had cancelled all three licences held by [Chinese-owned] Collum Coal mine...[and] would "continue operating them until a suitable investor is found"…Mr Mukanga said the mine had a poor...

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