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30 September 2008

[PDF] full report: "Corporate Social Responsibility: Whose Voice Is Heard?"

Author: MVO Platform

Participants came up with impressive testimonies. This publication offers a collection of these stories (complemented with two ‘voices from the North’), hoping they will inspire a better CSR practice in the near future. [refers to ABN AMRO, Coca-Cola,...

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30 June 2008

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27 June 2008

CHRAJ indicts mining companies of human rights abuses [Ghana]

Author: Selorm Amevor, Public Agenda [Ghana]

The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has pronounced mining companies in Ghana guilty of various forms of human rights abuses in their host communities....In a draft investigative report into the state of human rights in...

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2 June 2008

Ghana: Human Rights Commission's investigations reveal widespread human rights violations by mining companies

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Article
28 May 2008

'Life with mining is hell': Ghanaian NGO

Author: Independent Online [So. Africa]

A civil society group in Ghana has accused gold mining companies of killing agriculture, displacing local populations and damaging the environment, saying that life for mining communities is "hell"...The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by...

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Article
6 May 2008

Ghana announces discontinuation of military protection for mining companies

Author: FoodFirst Information & Action Network

Human rights violations in communities affected by mining have featured prominently during Monday's discussion of the report submitted by Ghana to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva...In his statement Minister [of Justice, Joe] Ghartey said:: "It...

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Article
1 May 2008

[PDF] Universal Periodic Review - Ghana (May 2008) Human Rights violations in the context of large-scale mining operations - Submission by FIAN International

Author: FoodFirst Information & Action Network

The intention of this submission is to draw attention to the number and intensity of human rights violations in the context of large-scale mining operations in Ghana...During the reporting period, the expansion of existing as well as the development...

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Company non-response
8 January 2008

Golden Star Resources did not respond to: NGOs say mining companies have impeded food production, led to serious human rights abuses by the military.

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3 December 2007

Ghana: Article 19 Documentary Calls for Greater Transparency in Gold Mining Industry

Author: Article 19

[This] film comes face to face with the human rights implications of gold mining operations in Africa - intimidation by soldiers policing the towns to suppress growing tensions, severe contamination of water sources and the possible resettlement of...

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1 December 2007

Ghana: Documentary film details human rights implications of gold mining

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