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11 October 2002

Barrick Gold lawsuit (re Western Shoshone tribes, USA)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 20 November 2008, several US Western Shoshone tribes and non-profit organizations filed a lawsuit in Nevada federal court against the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking a preliminary injunction to stop Barrick Gold from proceeding with the...

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15 August 2002

Report of the sessional working group on the working methods and activities of transnational corporations on its fourth session

Author: U.N. Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

[includes as annex the latest official text of United Nations "Draft norms on Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Regard to Human Rights"]

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1 August 2002

UN "Draft norms on Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations & Other Business Enterprises with Regard to Human Rights"

Author: Working group on the working methods and activities of transnational corporations, U.N. Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

[see annex for text of the draft norms] [this text was agreed by the Working Group on Transnational Corporations (of the U.N. Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights) at its July-Aug. 2002 meeting; the draft will be discussed...

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15 July 2002

HK monks win battle against big business, for now [Hong Kong]

Author: Reuters

A small band of Buddhist monks has won a battle against Hong Kong's big business, convincing the government to scrap a planned hotel near their temple and home of the world's largest bronze Buddha.

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16 March 2000

Hearings on Religious Persecution in China, Testimony by Gare Smith regarding the role of U.S. multinational companies in promoting religious freedom worldwide

Author: Gare Smith, former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; former Director of Global Public Affairs, Levi Strauss & Co., testimony before the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom [U.S. Government]

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1 January 1966

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

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1 January 1966

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

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1 January 1948

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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1 January 1948

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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14 January 2012

India: Facebook & Google ask court to halt offensive content case, claim it is not possible for companies to monitor all content before it is posted online

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