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10 March 2019

Cambodia: Displaced families file complaint against sugar certification body, Bonsucro, for failure to hold Mitr Phol accountable

A formal complaint was filed by representatives of more than 700 families in Cambodia against Bonsucro, the sustainability certification body of the sugar industry. The complaint alleges, among others, that Bonsucro breached OECD Guidelines for...

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10 March 2019

Cambodia: Sugar certification body, Bonsucro, faces a complaint from families displaced by Mitr Phol operations

Author: Inclusive Development International

"Human rights complaint filed to UK government against ethical sugar association Bonsucro," 11 March 2019...

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10 March 2019

Guest Blog on the complaint of displaced families against Bonsucro

Author: Natalie Bugalski & David Pred, Inclusive Development International

"Calling out the BS in BonSucro: Why Multistakeholders Initiatives Need to be Held Accountable for their Rights-Abusing Members," 11 March 2019...

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29 December 2018

Cambodia: CCHR's report shows impacts of land economic concession on communities and lack of law enforcement to safeguard land rights in three provinces

Author: Chheng Niem, The Phnom Penh Post

"Land dispute under spotlight", 25 December 2018...

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2 April 2018

Cambodian farmers file lawsuit in Thailand against sugar producer Mitr Phol over alleged land grabbing

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26 September 2017

Thai National Human Rights Commission & agencies overseeing outward investment urge Thai companies to respect human rights in countries where they operate

Author: Pratch Rujivanarom, Nation (Thailand)

Agencies that oversee direct investment in other countries met with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to report on their progress relating to Cabinet resolutions issued on May 16, 2016 and May 2, 2017, which called for Thai foreign investors...

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25 July 2016

FIDH says legal & institutional reforms needed to address growing conflicts over land in ASEAN countries

Author: Ron Corben, VOA Cambodia

"Human Rights Body Calls for ASEAN Land Reforms", 22 July 2016...

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9 May 2016

Cambodia: NGOs oppose Mitr Phol’s re-admission to sugar industry group Bonsucro citing failure to address rights abuses; Mitr Phol & Bonsucro respond

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7 May 2016

Mitr Phol response

Author: Mitr Phol

…In 2014, following considerable investment, both in recognition of the increasing expressed public concerns about economic land concession acquisition processes in Cambodia, and in recognition of the challenges of taking the operation to a scale,...

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17 August 2015
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Author: Lauren Crothers, Equal Times (Belgique)

« Au Cambodge, la route vers une industrie sucrière plus propre reste jonchée d'obstacles », 14 août 2015...

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