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24 June 2012

[video] Cambodia's Orphan Business

Author: People & Power, Al Jazeera

Keen to help this war-torn country, increasing numbers of tourists are now also working as volunteers. Most come with the very best of intentions - to work in schools and orphanages, filling a gap left by a lack of development funding...Tour operators...

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22 June 2012

[video] Al Jazeera: Apple, Iran Sanctions, and Discrimination

Author: Al Jazeera video on National Iranian American Council's website

National Iranian American Council says Apple is overzealously enforcing US sanctions. Joining me now...is Jamal Abdi, a policy director from the NIAC...Apple says they don't discriminate against anyone so is this an overzealous poorly trained sales...

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21 June 2012

[video] Moroccan village ‘terrorised’ by security forces

Author: France 24

[T]he...Moroccan village of Chlihat has been the scene of violent confrontations between local residents and security forces...when hundreds of residents staged a protest against a...rice mill...owned by...Rivera del Arroz [part of Ebro Foods]...They...

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21 June 2012

[video] Clustered Interactive Dialogue with [UN] Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

Author: UN Human Rights Council

[Begins at 04:10. Interventions relating to UN Working Group: Norway - 40:55, EU - 46:50, China - 49:10, USA - 51:15, Venezuela - 43:35, Senegal on behalf of African Group - 56:50, Switzerland - 59:30, Pakistan on behalf of Organization of the Islamic...

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17 June 2012

[video] Aung San Suu Kyi on progress in Burma

Author: BBC [UK]

[Aung San Suu Kyi calls for "ethical, responsible" investment in Burma in line with the IMF Code of Good Practice, cautions against "reckless optimism. Advance to 1:25 - 3:55 ]

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26 May 2012

[video] Chevron: 20 years in Kazakhstan

Author: Crude Accountability

Crude Accountability presents excerpts of an interview with Makhambet Khakimov, an environmental activist from Atyrau, Kazakhstan, who talks about the impact of twenty years of Chevron's involvement in the oil industry in Kazakhstan. He describes the...

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3 May 2012

[video] Peru: Undermining Justice

Author: Michael Watts, Al Jazeera

In 2002…Monterrico Metals [part of Zijin]…start[ed]..development work for the huge open cast copper mine called Rio Blanco…In 2005, local communities marched on the mine site in protest against the company's plans…Twenty-eight protesters were detained...

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2 May 2012

[video] Life not sweet for Philippines' sugar cane child workers

Author: Kyung Lah, CNN

The International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates 2.4 million child workers are in the Philippines. Many of them…working in fields and mines. The organization estimates 60% work in hazardous conditions…Edith Villanueva, the president and COO of the...

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23 April 2012

[Video] Zambia: Good Copper, Bad Copper

Author: Alice Odiot & Audrey Gallet, Erklärung von Bern/Berne Declaration [Switzerland]

[Film on how copper smelting has allegedly caused illness and death due to environmental degradation. It further alleges that the mining activities have not improved the lives of Zambians and that Glencore's payments to the government are excessively...

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22 April 2012

[video] Dam threatens livelihood of Cambodia's poor

Author: Stephanie Scawen, Al Jazeera

The Mekong River and its tributaries are Southeast Asia’s main waterway flowing through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. There are a number of dams built in the upper Mekong basin, including five in China, to generate electricity....

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