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1 December 2001

[PDF] full report: Forests of Fear: The Abuse of Human Rights in Forest Conflicts

Author: Fern

[refers to countries including Indonesia, Canada, Malaysia, Mexico, Kenya, Nigeria, Colombia, Chile, Honduras, Venezuela, Brazil, USA; refers to companies including Tanjung Lingga, London Sumatra, TVI, Rio Tinto, Daishowa Logging, RAPP, April, UPM...

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Article
1 January 2002

Companies in Conflict Situations: Extractive Companies in Indonesia

Author: Oxford Analytica, prepared for the International Business Leaders Forum and TimeFORTUNE as part of the monthly changing corporate roles and responsibilities series

[refers to ExxonMobil, Caltex, Freeport-McMoRan]

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1 April 2002

New Internationalist article about BP in West Papua

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Article
1 April 2002

Way beyond petroleum

Author: New Internationalist

Oil giant British Petroleum’s glossy, eco-friendly advertising campaign says the company has gone ‘beyond petroleum’. In resource-rich West Papua, the company seems to be living up to its claim by helping to fund an emerging government. Can it be...

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Article
16 June 2002

Report of the Workshop on Indigenous Peoples, Private Sector Natural Resource, Energy and Mining Companies and Human Rights

Author: Mr. Wilton Littlechild (Chairperson-Rapporteur), document for U.N. Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

Geneva, 5-7 December 2001 - Chairperson-Rapporteur: Mr. Wilton Littlechild [includes reference to Freeport-McMoRan in West Papua, BHP in Papua New Guinea]

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1 July 2002

Development Aggression: Observations on Human Rights Conditions in the PT Freeport Indonesia Contract of Work Areas With Recommendations [West Papua, Indonesia]

Author: Abigail Abrash, consultant for the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights

This paper is a presentation of observations, conclusions, and recommendations regarding human rights conditions in the PT Freeport Indonesia [majority owned and controlled by US-based mining company Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc] Contract of...

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1 July 2002

West Papua: New report criticises Freeport-McMoRan's conduct: Human rights abuses by Indonesian security forces funded by Freeport; environmental abuses

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2 September 2002

Indonesia engages gunmen after three are killed in Papua

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Article
2 September 2002

Indonesia engages gunmen after three are killed in Papua

Author: AP & Reuters, in Taipei Times

Indonesian forces exchanged fire with gunmen yesterday and killed a suspected rebel, a day after two American schoolteachers and an Indonesian were shot dead near a huge copper and gold mine run by a US corporation...Regional armed forces chief Major...

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Article
31 October 2002

[PDF] full report: "Tunnel Vision: Women, Mining and Communities"

Author: Oxfam Community Aid Abroad

[includes reference to Benguet Corp., Alcan, Norsk Hydro, Indal, Rio Tinto, Kennecott, Placer Dome, Misima Mining Ltd., PT Freeport Indonesia, PT KEM, Aurora Gold, Newmont, PT IMK]

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