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"Local Human Rights Centers Thrive as Freeport Steps Up Commitment" [scroll down to "Local Human Rights Centers..." heading - section of "Freeport-McMoRan - 2002 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report: Human Rights"]
[refers to Freeport Indonesia (part of Freeport-McMoRan)]
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Author: Down to Earth Newsletter
The severely damaging impacts of mining on women have been highlighted in a new report. [Indonesian cases refer to Rio Tinto, Freeport, PT Indo Muro Kencana, Aurora Gold, Newmont, Inco]
World Corporations Put Environmentalists Under Fire Worldwide - Amnesty International Campaigns for Corporate Accountability on Human Rights
Author: Amnesty International USA
In a new report released today, Amnesty International charges that corporate interests are inflicting a devastating worldwide toll on human rights and the environment. The report, Environmentalists Under Fire, cites the US for failing to use its...
Author: Terry Macalister, Guardian [UK]
BP has been warned by a panel of experts led by the US senator, George Mitchell, that it could trigger human rights abuses if it proceeds with a $2bn gas scheme in Indonesia. Concern centres on the role of the military which could be brought in to...
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Author: Manuela Saragosa, BBC News
Energy firm BP has been warned against relying on Indonesia's military as it develops a huge new gas field in a remote, poor area of West Papua province. The recommendation comes from a panel of advisors whom BP asked - and paid - for independent...
Author: Fabiola Desy Unidjaja, Jakarta Post
Indonesian Military (TNI) chief Gen. Endriartono Soetarto said on Friday some 600 troops stationed at the Freeport mine in Papua to protect the company's assets receive daily allowances and lunches from the United States-based company..."The boys at...
Author: Sian Powell, Herald Sun [Australia]
Freeport Indonesia has been forced to reveal it paid more than $US11million ($18.5 million) to the Indonesian army over the past two years for security at its operations in strife-torn West Papua...US shareholders in the parent company Freeport Copper...