Mittal Steel (part of Arcelor Mittal)

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Arcelor merged with Mittal Steel in August 2006 to form Arcelor Mittal.

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14 February 2005

Harnessing the power of the multinationals [Eastern Europe]

Author: Paul Lewis, International Herald Tribune

Policy makers galvanized by recent proposals...calling for a fast and substantial reduction in global poverty should consider...[the] remarkable transformation in the space of just 15 years [in] post-Communist Eastern Europe. Crucial to its success...

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15 November 2005

Jharkhand tribal groups up in arms against projects [India]

Author: Press Trust of India (PTI)

Tribal outfits and political parties in mineral-rich Kolhan region of Jharkhand are up in arms against development projects,...fearing they would result in large scale displacement of inhabitants and loss of their sources of livelihood... According to...

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2 January 2006

[DOC] Police Firing at Kalinganagar [India]

Author: People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), Orissa [India]

By not conferring the tenancy rights upon the local people over the land, which has been in their possession at the time of Estate abolition in 1951, successive governments have deprived the people of their legal rights over land and livelihood...The...

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19 January 2006

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Discrimination in employment

Author: Amnesty International

Discrimination in employment...has been endemic and has affected large sectors of society. It continues to deny tens of thousands of people from ethnic minorities their rights to work, social care and education. The report calls on the authorities and...

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26 January 2006

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Behind closed gates: ethnic discrimination in employment

Author: Amnesty International

...[Discrimination] continues to be one of the most serious obstacles to the return of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). This report focuses on the continuing discrimination against workers from ethnic minorities, including in equal...

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Company response
14 February 2006

Mittal Steel response to Amnesty Intl. report "Bosnia and Herzegovina – Behind closed gates: ethnic discrimination in employment"

Author: Mittal Steel

Mittal Steel is an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on any basis. We hire people for their skill and that is the only consideration. However, we are aware of the complexity around ethnic lines in Bosnia & Herzogovina and ...

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Article
20 February 2006

Bosnia war memorial plan halted

Author: Nick Hawton, BBC News

Plans to build a memorial at the site of a notorious concentration camp of the Bosnian war have been suspended after the main sponsor pulled out. Hundreds of Muslim and Croat prisoners were tortured and killed by Bosnian Serb guards during 1992 at the...

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22 February 2006

Liberia: Global Witness says Govt's US$900 million deal with Mittal Steel constrains regulation & enforcement on human rights & environmental issues, inadequately limits firm's security force

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22 February 2006

[DOC] Legal Issues in the Mineral Development Agreement Between the Government of the Republic of Liberia and Mittal Steel Holdings

Author: Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic [USA]

Contracts between sovereign states and private corporations (“Host Government Agreements” or “HGA”)...may...pose particular problems for democratic accountability and human rights... HGAs should not curb a government’s ability to exercise legitimate...

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24 February 2006

Mexican Industry Takes Voluntary Action Against Climate Change

Author: GreenBiz.com

Mexico's environment ministry (SEMARNAT) has recognized 15 major companies for publicly reporting their greenhouse gas emissions through a voluntary public-private initiative known as the Mexico Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Program... The companies being...

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