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21 July 2019

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...

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16 July 2019

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...

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15 July 2019

Kenya: New Rangeela Bar's owner charged for trafficking girls from Nepal for sexual exploitation

Author: Mohamed Ahmed & Brian Ocharo, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Trafficked for sex: How Nepalese girls are lured into a life of slavery in Kenya"...

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10 July 2019
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Author: El Nacional (Venezuela)

“EE UU exigió liberación de ex directivos de Citgo detenidos en Venezuela” – 8 de julio de 2019...

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9 July 2019
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Vagner Taliberti, a Associação de Amigos de Brumadinho e o Movimento pelas Águas e Serras de Casa Branca/Brumadinho pedem apoio para petição online que exige que a mineradora Vale peça desculpas nos próximos 20 anos pelas mortes decorrentes do rompime...

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8 July 2019

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"...

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4 July 2019

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...

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1 July 2019

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...

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25 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...

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24 June 2019

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...

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