Headquarters in Germany
Author: UN Human Rights Council
The [UN] Special Rapporteur on adequate housing... Miloon Kothari, [has] issued the following statement "...I continue to receive disturbing reports that large-scale forced evictions may be imminent in the Merowe area...Last year, thousands of people...
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- Related companies: Alstom Lahmeyer
UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing statement re Merowe dam, Sudan, 27 Aug 2007 - and company responses
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
On 27 August 2007 the UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Miloon Kothari, issued...[a] statement on the Merowe dam in Sudan...[The] Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the three companies to respond...[links to: Alstom, Lahmeyer...
Author: Agence France Presse.
A leading opponent of a Chinese-financed dam in Sudan [Ali Askouri] accused Beijing on Friday of fueling widespread human rights abuses, as Khartoum moved to relocate 70,000 villagers to make way for the project..."We are witnessing continued human...
Author: Andrew England, Financial Times
...[In November 2004] Hassan Ahmed Omar...was taken to an office in Khartoum where he says a six-month saga of imprisonment, interrogation and occasional beatings began. Mr Omar's transgression was to be associated with a campaign against Khartoum's ...
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Author: Engineers against poverty, International Alert
Contractors operating in unstable states face a range of conflict risks. Oil, gas and mining projects, which frequently have significant contractor involvement, can inadvertently trigger or sustain violence, or become the focus of resentment themselves...
[DOC] Lahmeyer comments regarding incident in which 3 civilians were killed during protests over Merowe dam, Sudan
We wish to refer to your e-mail regarding the recent incident in the future reservoir of the Merowe dam, which we received on April 27, 2006...Two incidents have been reported. Following is a summary of verbal descriptions of these incidents received...
[DOC] Response of Leadership Office of Hamdab Dam Affected People (LOHAP) to Lahmeyer International's comment on the Amri massacre, Sudan
Author: Leadership Office of Hamdab Dam Affected People (LOHAP)
Lahmeyer International's response on Amri killings is untruthful and contradictory...the response contradicts the position of the Sudanese government...[The] version of people fighting among themselves was first mentioned by the dam chief executive.....
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- Related companies: Alstom China International Water & Electric (CWE) Lahmeyer