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5 November 2018

Mitsubishi Materials to set up compensation fund to settle WWII forced labour lawsuits by Chinese wartime workers

Author: The Mainichi (Japan)

"Fund nears setting up under Mitsubishi Materials' forced labor deal", 4 Nov 2018...

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3 June 2016

Mitsubishi Materials agreement represents a step to improve the still strained Japan-China relations

Author: Austin Ramzy, New York Times (USA)

"Mitsubishi Materials Apologizes to Chinese World War II Laborers," 1 Jun 2016...

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3 June 2016

Mitsubishi Materials settles with Chinese forced laborers

Author: Shuichi Yutaka, Nozomu Hayashi, and Daisuke Nishimura, Asahi Shimbun (Japan)

Mitsubishi Materials Corp. reached an out-of-court settlement…with three former Chinese laborers forced to work in Japan under harsh conditions during World War II. The settlement…could mark a major turning point…because…[m]ore than 3,700 Chinese...

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2 June 2016

Mitsubishi Materials settles with Chinese mine labourers over forced labour in WWII

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24 July 2015

Japan / China: Mitsubishi Material agrees to compensate Chinese Forced Labourers

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21 July 2015

Japan: Mitsubishi Apologizes For Using U.S. POWs As Forced Labor In WWII

... Although the Japanese government has already apologized to prisoners of war for their brutal treatment during the war, this is the first time that a Japanese company has done so. "As far as I know, this is a piece of history," Rabbi Abraham Cooper...

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9 January 2014

Japan chemical factory explosion kills at least five

Author: Associated Press

An explosion at a chemical factory in central Japan has killed at least five people and injured more than 10 others...Police say the explosion occurred at Japanese metal and chemical company Mitsubishi Materials Corp's Yokkaichi plant...during...

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15 November 2012

[PDF] Mining conflicts around the world. Common grounds from an Environmental Justice perspective

Author: EJOLT

This report aims at exploring contemporary mining conflicts in the context of the sustainable development and environmental justice...[T]he project and type of conflict are characterized in a nutshell, with some basic factual background that describe...

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1 February 2010

Intl. Council on Mining & Metals member firms commit to partnerships for poverty reduction

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1 February 2010

[PDF] Mapping in-country partnerships

Author: Dave Prescott, for Intl. Council on Mining & Metals

[cases on 6 themes: Mining and poverty reduction; Mining and economic development: Revenue management, Regional development planning, Local content; Mining and social investment; Mining and dispute resolution....

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