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3 July 2018

Dem. Rep. of Congo: Glencore would bypass US sanctions by paying Gertler in euros rather than dollars to safeguard its lucrative copper and cobalt mines says Global Witness

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19 June 2018

US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions fourteen entities affiliated with Dan Gertler under Global Magnitsky

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22 March 2018

US imposes sanctions on 15 oil firms allegedly complicit in South Sudan conflict

Author: Lesley Wroughton & Timothy Gardner, Reuters

"U.S. targets South Sudan oil firms with sanctions to choke off war funds"...

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7 March 2018

India: Govt. allows penal action against 199 co.s over alleged non-compliance with corporate social responsibility norms

Author: Dhana Kumar, The APolitical (India)

"Centre gives nod for action against 199 companies for CSR violations", 7 Mar 2018...

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20 February 2018
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Author: Global Witness

"Géants miniers forcés à revoir leurs contrats miniers suite aux sanctions américaines", 19 février 2018...

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19 February 2018

Commentary: Mining companies cannot run afoul of US sanctions against Dan Gertler for corrupt oil & mining deals in Dem. Rep. of Congo

Author: Natasha White (Global Witness), The Hill (USA)

"Mining companies can't fall afoul of US sanctions", 18 Februery 2018...

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25 January 2018

Chile: Environmental authority orders definite closure of Barrick Gold’s Pascua Lama mine

After years of protests by local communities of Valle del Huasco (or Guasco), related to serious environmental harms caused by Barrick Gold's open pit Pascua Lama project, the environmental authorities ordered the definite closure of the mine and the...

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23 January 2018
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Author: El País (España)

“Venezuela anuncia represalias contra las sanciones de Europa” - 23 de enero de 2018...

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2 January 2018

Construction and mining magnates among 52 individuals and entities sanctioned by US Govt. over corruption and human rights abuses

Sanctions are part of the implementation of the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act passed in 2016.

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2 January 2018

US imposes sanctions against Dan Gertle & 18 other businessmen under First Global Magnitsky Act for complicity in human rights violations

The US  has announced sanctions against 52 people and entities from around the world over alleged human rights abuses and corruption. This includes Israeli billionaire Gertler over Congo deals and Benjamin Bol Mel of South Sudan. Announcing the...

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