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14 August 2018

BHP says Samarco dam disaster settlement agreement approved by Brazilian court

Author: Reuters

"BHP says Samarco settlement approved", 10 August 2018...

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14 August 2018

Dem. Rep. of Congo: Court papers revealed that Gertler received and distributed millions in bribes in connection to DRC mining deals, says Global Witness

Author: Global Witness

"Gertler received and distributed millions in bribes in connection to DRC mining deals, court papers allege", 10 august 2018...

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14 August 2018
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Author: Global Witness

"Gertler a reçu et distribué des millions de dollars de pots de vin à l'occasion de tractations minières en RDC, selon des documents judiciaires", 10 août 2018...

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12 August 2018

Australia: Senate inquiry considers Modern Slavery Bill 2018

Author: Matt Coughlan, The Australian

"Slavery inquiry mulls penalty for business", 2 August 2018 Supermarket giant Woolworths has rejected calls from human rights groups to penalise Australian businesses who don't show how they are stamping out slavery in supply chains. A Senate inquir...

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7 August 2018

USA: DACA recipients accuse employers of citizenship discrimination in hiring process

Author: Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox

"Some businesses are refusing to hire DACA recipients. They are fighting back."...

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13 July 2018
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Author: Júlia Dolce, Brasil de Fato, (Brazil)

“Composto à base de químico glifosato corresponde a 50% do mercado brasileiro de agrotóxicos”, 11 de julho de 2018...

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28 June 2018

Brazil: BHP signs deal with govt. to suspend $55 billion Samarco lawsuit; companies currently in talks with govt. to re-open mine

Author: David Chau, ABC (Australia)

"BHP signs deal to suspend $55 billion Samarco lawsuit for two years", 26 June 2018...

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26 June 2018
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des Multinationales

« Comment Conseil constitutionnel et Conseil d'État imposent discrètement une protection maximale pour les investisseurs et les multinationales », 25 juin 2018...

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29 May 2018
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Author: Le Nouvelliste

« Egalité de salaire : les Etats disent oui au contrôle salarial dans les entreprises », 29 mai 2018...

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18 May 2018

Honduras: Berta Cáceres' organization COPINH to take legal action against Dutch development bank over dam project

Author: Liz Ford & Sam Jones, The Guardian (UK)

"Bank faces lawsuit over Honduras dam project as spirit of Berta Cáceres lives on", 18 May 2018...

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