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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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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"]
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...
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.
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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