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9 December 2013

Kaweri Coffee (part of Neumann Gruppe) lawsuit (re forced eviction in Uganda)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In August 2002 a group of Ugandans filed a criminal complaint against Kaweri Coffee Plantation and the Ugandan Government alleging that human rights violations had been committed against them in Mubende district, central Uganda.  Kaweri is a Ugandan...

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9 December 2013

Kaweri Coffee (part of Neumann Gruppe) lawsuit (re forced eviction in Uganda)

In August 2002 a group of Ugandans filed a criminal complaint against Kaweri Coffee Plantation and the Ugandan Government alleging that human rights violations had been committed against them in Mubende district, central Uganda.  Kaweri is a Ugandan...

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Article
26 August 2013

Claims of illegal eviction in Uganda haunt German firm

Author: Chrispin Mwakideu & Leylah Ndinda, Deutsche Welle

In 2001, more than 4,000 people were evicted from land in Uganda after it had been acquired by a German coffee firm on a 99-year lease...Many of the residents from Kyengeza village...have always insisted that they were forcefully driven off from their...

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Article
25 June 2013
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Author: Aquiescencia Blog de Derecho Internacional

El presente estudio esta dedicado al acaparamiento de tierras en torno a un caso ya notorio en la esfera internacional, el caso Mubende-Neumann...En síntesis, se trata de un proceso de evicción masiva ocurrido en 2001 en Uganda, donde su Gobierno,...

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Article
28 May 2013

[PDF] Access to justice and corporate complicity in human rights abuses

Author: International Commission of Jurists, Geneva for Human Rights, FIAN & AL-Haq

This event will mark the fifth anniversary of the Human Rights Council adoption of the Framework “Protect, Respect and Remedy”, and the publication of the ICJ Report on “Corporate complicity in international crimes”. It will highlight the fact that...

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Article
16 April 2013

[PDF] Chronology of events, Kaweri Coffee Plantation - 2000 to 2013 - [Germany/Uganda]

Author: Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (Germany)

[In 2001, Neumann Gruppe set up Kaweri Coffee Plantation in Uganda. According to the company, since its initiation, this project has been repeatedly subjected to unjustified accusations that focus on a misrepresentation of the relocation of a small...

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Article
11 April 2013

Ugandan court orders compensation be paid to evictees of the Kaweri-Coffee-Plantation

Author: FIAN International [Germany]

The High Court in...Uganda ordered that compensation in the amount of approximately eleven million Euros be paid to the 2,041 evictees of land now occupied by the Kaweri-Coffee-Plantation, which is owned by the German Neumann Gruppe...[T]he...

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Article
20 August 2012

[video] Coffee to go - with the taste of eviction [Uganda]

Author: Michael Enger, FIAN International (Germany)

On 19 August 2001, the Ugandan army forcefully evicted the population of several villages near Mubende from their land to make way for a coffee plantation. The Ugandan government leased the land to Kaweri Coffee Plantation Ltd., a subsidiary of the...

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Article
26 March 2012

Uganda: FIAN urges German Neumann Kaffee Gruppe to settle land conflict peacefully

Author: FIAN

...In August 2001, the Ugandan army violently forced more than 2,000 people off their land in the district of Mubende. This land was then leased to Kaweri Coffee Plantation Ltd, a subsidiary of the German coffee company Neumann Kaffee Gruppe...The...

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