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Tanzania: Report alleges pollution, rape, killings & injuries at Acacia's subsidiary; includes company's response & RAID's rejoinder
An investigation by the Guardian and its partners in the Forbidden Stories journalism allege that violence on the community sorrounding Acacia's North Mara Gold Mine perpetrators by security agents linked to the company has been going on. It further...
UK: Govt. releases guidelines on human rights defenders & outlines support to defenders working on business and human rights
Author: Government of the United Kingdom
"UK Support for Human Rights Defenders", 15 Jul 2019...
Author: Mohamed Ahmed & Brian Ocharo, Daily Nation (Kenya)
"Trafficked for sex: How Nepalese girls are lured into a life of slavery in Kenya"...
Author: El Nacional (Venezuela)
“EE UU exigió liberación de ex directivos de Citgo detenidos en Venezuela” – 8 de julio de 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas noticias sobre recursos naturales
- Related companies: Citgo Petroleum (part of PDVSA (Petróleos de Venezuela)) PDVSA (Petróleos de Venezuela)
Uganda: Local leader claims Marphie International Recruitment complicit in trafficking 23 girls to Jordan; includes company's comments
Author: Daily Monitor (Uganda)
"MP Nambooze concerned about health of Jordan returnees"...
- Related in-depth areas: Human trafficking
Tanzania: RAID report claims Acacia's grievance mechanism "disempowers victims"; includes company's response & RAID's rejoinder
In a recent letter to Acacia's Board, RAID claims that rather than providing relief and compensation, the company's grievance process disempowers victims and subjects them to a humiliating process. It permits the company to act as investigator, judge...
So. Africa: NGOs still to receive a decision on whether banks which collaborated with apartheid govt. will be investigated one year after submitting evidence
Author: Lee-Anne Bruce, Centre for Applied Legal Studies (South Africa)
‘Apartheid's banks no closer to facing justice’ 23 June 2019...
Guiding engagement on business and human rights in Syria: The launch of a toolbox for human rights defenders
Author: The Syrian Legal Development Programme
The Syrian conflict saw countless international crimes and human rights abuses, including the use of chemical weapons, torture, forced displacement, indiscriminate and targeted attacks on civilians, and abuse of property rights. Businesses operatin...
- Related in-depth areas: Human rights defenders
Australia's Mineral Commodities denies claims it was complicit in mining activist’s murder in So. Africa
Author: John Yeld, GroundUp (South Africa)
‘No reward for info on SA activist’s murder, says million-making Aussie company’ 13 June 2019...