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1 July 2001

Where's the money? G8 promises, G8 failures

Author: Oxfam International Briefing Paper

The richest countries of the world promised to help developing countries halve poverty, reduce child mortality by two thirds, and ensure every child gets a free and good quality primary education. All by 2015. There remains a huge gap between promises...

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21 June 2001

TRANSCO - Community involvement [UK]

Author: Ethical Performance magazine

Transco [gas pipeline operator] has applied fresh thinking to long-standing concerns for health and safety with an initiative that has dramatically reduced accidents in the workplace, saved money and demonstrated the company's social responsibility...

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3 June 2001

Big Oil and an Activist's Death: Family Sues to Probe Role Played by Shell in Nigerian's Execution

Author: Elizabeth Neuffer, Boston Globe

No one questions that a tribunal appointed by Nigeria's dictator, General Sani Abacha, found Saro-Wiwa guilty of murder in a sham trial. No one questions that on Nov. 12, 1995, an executioner hanged him - transforming a man into a martyr. What Saro...

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11 May 2001

Poverty, child labour and education: The apparent link [Bangladesh]

Author: Prof. M.A. Bari, President, Dhaka City Committee of Bangladesh College-University Teachers Association, in The Daily Star [Bangladesh]

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Article
1 March 2001

A Human Rights Framework for Trade in the Americas

Author: Diana Bronson and Lucie Lamarche, Rights & Democracy

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1 March 2001
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Author: Diana Bronson and Lucie Lamarche, Derechos y Democracia

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Article
11 February 2001

Can schools survive commercial drive? [UK]

Author: Nick Mathiason, Observer [UK]

Under Labour, corporations are moving inexorably into the classroom. It started with 'free' computers - now they're running buildings and teachers

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3 February 2001

Shell Rejects Human Rights Charges

Author: BBC News

A Shell oil company official in Nigeria has rejected claims of the company's involvement in human rights abuses carried out during the country's military regime.

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Article
12 January 2001

Letters - Fair Pay

Author: Vanessa Lesnie and Justine Nolan, Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, letter to the editor, Asiaweek

'It is the role of the Cambodian government, multinationals and their consumers to ensure that the wages of parents working in the factory are sufficient to educate their children.' - Lawyers Committee for Human Rights

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30 November 2000

New alliance [Global Alliance for Workers and Communities] asks workers overseas what they desire

Author: Kate Shatzkin, Baltimore Sun

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