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1 October 2019

Zimbabwe: Rough diamonds from the Marange diamond fields get detention order by U.S. customs and border protection

Rough diamonds from the Marange Diamond Fields have been hit by the detention orders issues by the U.S customs and boarder protection (CPB). The U.S. CBP issued five Withhold Release Orders (WROs) covering five different products, imported from five...

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24 September 2019

Commentary: Study notes a link between sand dredging and poverty in Cambodia

Author: Sheith Khidhir, The Asean Post

"The deadly cost of sand mining", 22 September 2019...

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4 August 2019

Despite China’s pledge to make Belt and Road Initiative environmentally friendly, critics raise concern on effective implementation

Author: Radio Free Asia (US)

“After Complaints, China Moves to Make Belt And Road Plan Greener”, 2 Aug 2019...

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16 July 2019

Second Belt and Road Forum held in Beijing

The Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation was held in Beijing, China in April 2019. In the Joint Communique released after the Leaders' Roundtable, country leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

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3 June 2019

Climate activists say new carbon tax response falls short of So. Africa's 2015 Paris Agreement targets

Author: Mfuneko Toyana, Reuters

‘South African carbon tax finally becomes law’ 26 May 2019...

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3 June 2019

Nigeria: Alarm over environmental pollution due to oil spills in oil-rich region

Author: Igoniko Oduma, Independent Newspaper (Nigeria)

‘Bayelsa Suffering Environmental Genocide –Archbishop Of York’ 27 May 2019...

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3 June 2019

So. Africa: Minister backs down on move to double amount of harmful sulphur dioxide industries can lawfully emit

Author: Melanie Gosling, Fin24 (So. Africa)

‘Mokonyane backs down on controversial pollution law - for now’ 23 May 2019...

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1 June 2019
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Author: Centre for Public Politics and Human Rights - Equity (秘魯)

[此中文翻译由企业责任资源中心提供] 报告包括(1)在秘鲁运营的中国公司产生的人权影响,(2)秘鲁没有履行保护人权和社区权利的义务,(3)秘鲁没有游说中国政府要求受其管辖的中国公司在海外履行尊重经济、社会、文化和环境权利的义务。[提及首钢、中铝(Chinalco)特罗莫克铜矿项目(Toromocho)、拉斯邦巴斯铜矿项目和白河铜矿项目(Río Blanco)]

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1 June 2019

Final Report Chinese Peru Inversion

Author: Centre for Public Politics and Human Rights - Equity (Peru)

[Excerpt translation from Spanish provided by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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30 May 2019
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Author: Inclusive Development International(美国)

 “新发布: 第二版的在中国投资中保障人们和环境指引", 2019年5月21日...

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