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11 October 2018

Global Witness report alleges EU investors help bankroll human rights & environmental abuses; incl. co responses

On 6 September 2018, Global Witness published a new briefing paper on the role that EU-based investors have played in supporting projects linked to human rights abuses, land grabs and large-scale environmental destruction. The report argues that while...

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21 February 2018
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Author: Voice of America (Etats-Unis)

"Au Liberia, la population veut voir enfin reconnus ses droits sur la terre", 21 février  2018...

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15 February 2017

Poor, marginalised communities face land threats from mining, infrastructure, renewable energy - secure tenure rights urgently needed

Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)

From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity - The Urgency of securing Community Land Rights in a Turbulent World, Feb. 2017...

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13 February 2017
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12 December 2016

Liberia: NGOs say rights advocates working with communities against abuses by Golden Veroleum under threat; appeal for action

Author: Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, (Switzerland)

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Liberia...The Observatory has been informed by...

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15 November 2016

Report finds corrupt land deals result in displacement & increased poverty; provides recommendations to prevent human rights harms

Author: Olivier De Schutter, former UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, Global Witness

"Tainted Lands: Corruption in Large-Scale Land Deals," 15 Nov 2016...

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20 October 2016

Liberia: Golden Veroleum's palm oil expansion projects reportedly "bringing jobs but dividing communities"

Author: Clair MacDougall, The Guardian (UK)

"Liberia: the growth of a new palm oil frontier: Golden Veroleum Liberia is building one of the largest palm oil plantations in the civil-war scarred country, bringing jobs but dividing communities", 20 Oct 2016...

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6 October 2015

Liberia: Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil hands down decision relating to community complaints against Golden Veroleum

Following a protracted process that included in-country site visits and interviews with NGOs and affected community members, the complaints panel of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has handed down its final decision relating to...

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4 October 2015

Liberia: "Riot on the Plantation" - in-depth account of May 2015 protests at Golden Veroleum site, causes & aftermath

Author: Elaisha Stokes, Al Jazeera America

"Riot on the Plantation", 4 Oct 2015...

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4 September 2015

Liberia: GVL partners with Building Markets to equip locals with skills sought by companies, supply chains

Author: New Dawn (Liberia)

GVL, Building Markets forge partnership', 4 Sep 2015: Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) and Building Markets have partnered to provide occupational skills training to citizens in Sinoe and Grand Kru Counties…Building Markets is providing training to local...

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