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3 November 2016

Renewable energy & human rights: Outreach to 50 companies

Company Response Platform | Briefing | Press Release Also see case studies & our previous outreach

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13 September 2016

Case studies of human rights allegations & positive steps by wind & hydropower projects


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18 June 2012

Ethiopia: Pastoralists Forced off Their Land for Sugar Plantations [includes video]

Author: Human Rights Watch

The Ethiopian government is forcibly displacing indigenous pastoral communities in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo valley without adequate consultation or compensation to make way for state-run sugar plantations, Human Rights Watch said in a report...[titled] ...

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6 February 2010

Ethiopia: Dam Critics Won't Go Away

Author: Inter Press Service News Agency

Ethiopia is building a 240-metre high dam on the Omo River…The Gilgel Gibe III dam …will be a significant boost for the Ethiopian Electric Power Company (EEPCO)…Two environmental organisations, Friends of Lake Turkana and International Rivers…say...

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5 February 2010

Ethiopia prepares case for mega hydropower project funding

Author: John Njiraini, Engineering News [South Africa]

The Ethiopian government is preparing its case to attempt to convince the World Bank to fund a mega- hydropower project in the Horn of Africa country...Various reports show the World Bank, and the EIB [European Investment Bank], are considering...

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14 January 2008

Letter to JP Morgan Chase on the Gilgel Gibe III Dam [Ethiopia]

Author: Campagna per la Riforma della Banca Mondiale, Les Amis de la Terre, International Rivers Network

We are writing to express our deep concern regarding JPMorgan Chase’s consideration of the provision of a $400 million commercial loan to the Government of Ethiopia for its controversial Gilgel Gibe III Hydroelectric Dam project...In this case, the...

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