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31 March 2018

Myanmar: Police detains two villagers seeking to block eviction on land claimed by China-operated copper mine

Author: Thet Su Aung, Radio Free Asia

"Two Detained in New Letpadaung Mine Protest in Myanmar", 29 March 2018...

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27 March 2018

PNG: Concerns raised about negative impacts of seabed mining; need for consultation with local landholders

A recent media report (linked below) cites Nautilus Minerals' proposed seabed mining activities in Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, and refers to the potential negative impacts of seabed mining, including harm to tuna stocks, and the need for proper...

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19 March 2018

Indonesia: Activists protest against factory in Java due to pollution; seven protesters have been arrested for vandalism & defamation

Author: The Jakarta Post

A crowd of activists protested in front of the Energy Building...to demand that garment company PT Huddleston Indonesia, which occupies the 20th floor of the building, shut down operations of PT Rayon Utama Makmur (RUM) in Sukoharjo, Central Java....

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5 February 2018

Commentary: CEOs must address human rights, environmental & governance challenges in own operations

Author: Amol Mehra & Camille Gervais, Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable

“Morality & the Market"...

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2 February 2018
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30 January 2018
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Author: Anett Keller, Die Tageszeitung

Der indonesische Umweltaktivist Heri Budiawan muss für zehn Monate ins Gefängnis. Angeblich soll während einer von ihm geführten Protestaktion gegen eine Goldmine im April 2017 ein Banner mit einem Hammer-und-Sichel-Symbol gezeigt worden sein... In...

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26 January 2018
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Author: Paul Mougeolle, Universität Potsdam

Ziel des hier skizzierten Promotionsvorhabens ist es, den Begriff der Due-Diligence im Rahmen des Menschenrechts- und Umweltschutzes weiterzuentwickeln. Dieser Terminus verweist auf einen vernünftigen Verhaltensstandard und wird öfters mit dem...

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20 January 2018

India: Maharashtra state reports highest number of illegal mining cases in last four years in the country but lowest number of prosecutions

Author: Badri Chatterjee, Hindustan Times (India)

“Maharashtra reported most cases of illegal mining in the country between 2013 and 2017.” 15 January 2018...

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28 November 2017

Vietnam court sentences blogger activist Nguyen Van Hoa to seven years in prison for producing videos, photos & articles about Formosa Plastic Group’s release of toxic chemicals

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Vietnam Jails Activist Blogger For Seven Years Over Formosa Protests", 27 November 2017...

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7 November 2017

FIFA publishes guide to bidding process, including human rights, for 2026 FIFA World Cup

Author: FIFA

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