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[PDF] Remarks of Peter Woicke [IFC Executive Vice President] for a panel entitled “The Role of the Private Sector in Promoting Human Rights”
Author: Peter Woicke, IFC Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Private Sector Operations, World Bank Group
We [the IFC] have already, through our Sustainability Framework, started the process of helping ourselves and our clients articulate where they are helping to progressively realize human rights. We have an opportunity now to develop a serious, tangible...
Author: Olivia Marsaud, Afrik.com
Mercredi, un responsable de la Radio Télévision libres des Mille Collines et le rédacteur en chef d'un journal extrémiste anti-Tutsi ont été condamnés à la prison à vie par le Tribunal pénal international pour le Rwanda. Un autre membre de cette Radio...
Author: UN News Centre
Three former senior figures in the Rwandan media were convicted today by the United Nations war crimes tribunal and sentenced to lengthy jail terms for inciting their compatriots to kill ethnic Tutsis during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
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In 1996 Tom Beanal, a leader of the Amungme people of West Papua, filed suit against Freeport-McMoRan in US federal court. The same year, Yosefa Alomang also filed suit against Freeport-McMoRan in Louisiana state court. Beanal alleged that Freeport ...
Members of the Herero tribe in Namibia sued Deutsche Bank and Woermann Line (doing business as Deutsche Afrika-Linien GmbH & Company) in US court in 2001 seeking reparations for genocide. The same plaintiffs brought a separate action in the same...
Author: Mark Hamblett, New York Law Journal, in New York Lawyer
A Southern District of New York federal judge has refused to dismiss claims that a Canadian oil company abetted genocide by the government of Sudan against its own people. Talisman Energy Inc. had asked Judge Allen G. Schwartz to dismiss the case...
In 2001, the Presbyterian Church of Sudan filed suit in US federal cout against Talisman Energy. They alleged the company's complicity in the Sudanese Government's human rights abuses against non-Muslims living in the area of Talisman's oil concession...
Wells Fargo & Co. announced it would pay $267,000 in war reparations to Belgian Holocaust survivors, a dramatic change from the position the bank took a day earlier.
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