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3 August 2011

The Sidoarjo Mud Volcano: A Ruggie Framework Perspective [Indonesia]

Author: Matthew Guenther, CSR Asia

With the release...of the Ruggie Framework on Business and Human Rights, this article will explore how applying this framework could help to rectify the neglected human rights of the people affected by Lusi [man-made mud volcano in Sidoarjo, Indonesia...

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10 July 2010

Indonesia's mud volcano flows on

Author: John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times [USA]

Known as the Lusi mud volcano, its spread is...relentless — burping noxious gas, swallowing communities, killing 14 people and forcing the evacuations of 60,000... Those in the United States who are wondering just how long the ruptured oil well in the...

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14 February 2010

Lusi volcano eruption blamed on mining firm by British-led science team [Indonesia]

Author: Tracy McVeigh, Guardian [UK]

British scientists have revealed evidence that a mining company drilling for gas was responsible for unleashing a mud volcano in Indonesia which has killed 14…and left tens of thousands homeless…The enormous Lusi volcano in Sidoarjo, East Java, has...

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13 February 2010

Indonesia: New research finds drilling by Lapindo Brantas caused 2006 mud volcano that killed 14, displaced thousands - firm contests the study

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13 February 2010
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Author: Arnaud Guiguitant, Le Monde [France]

Une erreur humaine est-elle à l'origine de l'éruption de boue du volcan Lusi qui, depuis le 29 mai 2006, ravage une région industrielle de la province est de l'île de Java, en Indonésie ? Une étude scientifique, présentée vendredi 12 février, accrédite...

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17 June 2009

[video] People & Power - Muddy Justice

Author: People & Power, Al Jazeera

In the final part of its special series Corporations on Trial People & Power investigates the case of Volcano Lusi in Indonesia, victims allege it was a man made disaster. [refers to Lapindo Brantas (joint venture Energi Mega Persada, MedcoEnergi,...

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9 June 2009

Kalla Considers Bakrie Family Human Rights Violator [Indonesia]

Author: Tempo Interactive [Indonesia]

Presidential candidate from Golkar party, Jusuf Kalla, has said he agrees with the National Human Rights Commission that Lapindo [joint venture Energi Mega Persada, MedcoEnergi, Santos] has violated human rights. This is related to the mudflows from...

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20 May 2009

Putting corporations on trial

Author: Al Jazeera

Corporations on Trial is a five-part series charting the rapidly growing number of lawsuits brought against multi-national corporations...People & Power presenter and reporter, Juliana Ruhfus, explains the reasons behind the series and the...

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27 February 2009

Rights body identifies violations in Sidoarjo disaster areas [Indonesia]

Author: Erwida Maulia, Jakarta Post

The National Commission on Human Rights says the displacement of thousands of mudflow victims from their homes in the East Java town of Sidoarjo could be classified as a human rights violation. The commission said based on the team’s findings, it was...

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25 February 2009

Indonesia mud disaster violated rights-commission

Author: Telly Nathalia, Reuters

Indonesia's human rights commission said on Wednesday it had found evidence of human rights violations after a mud volcano in East Java started erupting in 2006 displacing more than 50,000 people. The commission...said it could bring a case to the...

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