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13 August 2018

Kenya: Flower farm workers allegedly earn below living wage, live in poor conditions & some women sexually harassed; industry association responds

Author: Patrick Kibet & Antony Gitonga, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Why Kenyan flower farms is no bed of roses”...

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Story
2 August 2018

Unilever lawsuit (re ethnic violence in Kenya)

In 2016 employees and residents of a Unilever tea plantation in Kenya filed a lawsuit against Unilever PLC (the UK-domiciled parent company) and Unilever Tea Kenya Limited (the Kenyan-incorporated subsidiary) at the High Court of Justice Queen’s Bench...

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24 July 2018
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Author: CSR News

Weltweit sind im vergangenen Jahr mindestens 207 Umweltaktivisten getötet worden. Es sei das bislang tödlichste Jahr für Umweltschützer, teilte die Nichtregierungsorganisation Global Witness mit... ...

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Report
17 July 2018

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Author: Facing Finance...

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Story
17 July 2018

Range of human rights abuses by extractive companies allegedly tied to European financial institutions: companies respond to Facing Finance report

"The global extractives industry is heavily involved in some of the worst labour, environmental and human rights violations. The rights of communities, farmers and indigenous people are being trampled in the push for ever more extraction. Indeed all b...

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Company response
16 July 2018

Barrick Gold response

"The report raises several troubling and at times inaccurate allegations about either Barrick’s or its affiliate’s environmental and human rights performance. Many of these matters have been discussed in considerable detail in the past, so rather than...

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Article
5 July 2018

Council of Europe publishes new recommendations on children's rights in digital environment

Author: Georgia Today

"COE Publication On Children’s Rights In The Digital Environment", 4 July 2018...

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Company response
3 July 2018

Acacia's response

Author: Acacia Mining

"Response to a June 2018 blog post and video by MiningWatch Canada"...

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Story
3 July 2018

Tanzania: MiningWatch's video claims Acacia Mining failed to provide redress for women sexually abused at mine

MiningWatch Canada has released a video of women living in villages around Barrick Gold’s North Mara mine in Tanzania allegedly suffered sexual violence at the hands of private and public (police) mine security at the North Mara mine. They discuss the...

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Article
3 July 2018

Women allegedly sexually abused at Acacia' mine claim company has neglected them

Author: MiningWatch Canada

"Women Speak Out About Abuse at Barrick Gold’s North Mara Mine in Tanzania"...

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