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9 December 2014
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Author: AFP

« SNCF : Paris va dédommager les victimes américaines de la Shoah », 5 décembre 2014...

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7 October 2014

Cambodian land grabs are 'crime against humanity', lawyers tell ICC

Author: Chris Arsenault, Reuters

….It should take the ICC three to six months to decide whether to begin a preliminary examination…Cambodian government spokesman…said the complaint was a partisan ploy by a local opposition party. "The motivation is to polarize,"…Lawyers were hired by...

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5 August 2014

Inter-American Commission report on indigenous peoples in isolation - refers to extractive industries

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3 August 2014
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29 July 2014
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Author: Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

…[E]l informe…aborda la situación de los pueblos que…no tienen relaciones permanentes con las sociedades nacionales prevalecientes en la actualidad…[H]ay una demanda alta y creciente en forma permanente de los recursos naturales que se encuentran en...

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10 July 2014

BNP Paribas fined by US Govt. for conducting business with Sudan under embargo due to regime’s human rights abuses

Author: Katrina Manson, Financial Times (UK)

“BNP fine cheers Sudan human rights campaigners”, 30 Jun 2014 [Subscription only]...

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25 March 2014

Lecture on “Corporate Crimes and the ICC” at Summer School in Galway 16-20 June 2014 [Ireland]

Author: Nadia Bernaz (Middlesex University), Rights as Usual

The annual International Criminal Court Summer School at the National University of Ireland (Galway) will take place on 16-20 June 2014...Participants are provided with a detailed working knowledge of the establishment of the Court, its structures and...

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18 February 2014

Talisman lawsuit (re Sudan)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In 2001, the Presbyterian Church of Sudan, as well as a number of Sudanese individuals, filed suit in US federal court against Talisman Energy.  They alleged the company’s complicity in the Sudanese Government’s human rights abuses against non-Muslim...

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20 January 2014

How to Invest in Myanmar - Doing Well by Doing Right

Author: Stanley A. Weiss & Tim Heinemann, Foreign Affairs

…Western business has its own role to play. In a few cases, firms with significant interests at stake may intervene directly and productively in peace talks…More likely, Western investors can play a critical role in policing bad business behavior and...

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9 January 2014

U.S. SEC nudges Franklin Resources toward vote on Sudan holdings

Author: Ross Kerber, Reuters

U.S. regulators rejected a request by investment firm Franklin Resources Inc [holding company for Franklin Templeton] to skip a shareholder vote pressuring it to sell off holdings in companies linked to Sudan, whose president faces international war...

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