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Company non-response
14 August 2013

Anhui Foreign Economic Construction did not respond to: Artisanal miners injured & killed by guards at Marange diamond mining concessions; NGO calls on mining companies to respect human rights.

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Article
11 August 2013

China Wu Yi blocked from mining gravel in school [Kenya]

Author: Ponciano Odongo, Business Daily (Kenya)

A Chinese firm has been blocked from extracting road materials from Olekasasi Primary School compound in Kajiado. County senator Peter Mosite...said China Wu Yi Limited, which is contracted to repair roads in the area, had used dubious ways to win the...

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Article
5 July 2013

Myanmar MP complains Myitsone question went unanswered

Author: Min Min, Mizzima (Myanmar)

Lower House MP Daw Doi Bu told Mizzima…that Myanmar’s Vice Minister of Energy did not give a full response to her question about the future of the Myitsone Dam project and, in particular, her enquiry about what will happen to hundreds of locals who...

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Company response
7 April 2013

Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Group response

Author: Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Group

...安津公司是一家负责人的合资公司,公司内部中津双方的合作完全合乎法律要求,属于正规的合作关系,以合作共赢为基础,以为津巴布韦各界民众谋福祉为宗旨...《全球见证》曾多次在各种媒体对安津公司进行不实报道,其所报道内容没有事实依据,完全是在信息拼凑基础上的胡乱猜测及臆断,严重地违背了一个国际组织公平公正的原则,践踏了一个国际组织的道德标准。他们带着对津巴布韦政府的偏见,对安津公司以及安徽省外经建设(集团)有限公司进行没有事实依据的无端诋毁。

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Article
1 April 2013

Shan farmers oppose the Shwe pipelines [Myanmar]

Author: Northern Shan Farmers’ Committee

The approaching May 2013 deadline for the completion of China’s giant oil and gas pipelines across Burma is causing growing alarm among thousands of Shans along the pipeline route. A third of the 800-kilometer route crosses northern Shan State,...

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Article
12 November 2012

Sliced ear victim withdraws the case and forgives his Chinese boss [Zambia]

Author: Lusaka Times (Zambia)

[Douglous Mwila] of Lusaka…, who had his ear sliced by his Chinese employer in October this year… has withdrawn the case…Mwila, who sustained a deep cut on his left ear after being hit with an iron bar by his employer Guo Haisheng of China Jiangxi...

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Article
5 November 2012

[DOC] Three Gorges Corporation response on indigenous people's protest against Murum Dam in Malaysia

Author: China Three Gorges Corporation

[Unofficial translation of title and text from original Chinese provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre] Three Gorges Development (Malaysia) Limited is a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation...As a contractor, we are only...

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Story
5 September 2012

Zambia: Security guard at China Nonferrous smelter allegedly shot two 15 Metallurgical Construction workers to death to halt theft - includes 15 MCC response

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Company response
11 July 2012

Response by China Three Gorges Corporation: Indigenous communities call on company CEO to cease work on Baram mega dam saying it would displace 20,000 people.

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Company non-response
2 May 2012

China Railway Construction did not respond to: Company response regarding impacts of mining in Ecuador

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