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Campaign urging Nevsun's shareholders to divest due to alleged use of forced labour, includes company's comments
Author: Freedom United (USA)
"Help stop profits from slavery in Eritrea"...
- Related stories: BlackRock Fund Managers divest from Nevsun due to alleged use of forced labour in Eritrea; Nevsun denies use of forced labour
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Campaigners welcome Blackrock’s divestment from Nevsun following campaign over alleged use of forced labour in Eritrea; Nevsun denies use of forced labour
Freedom United and Eritrea Focus have launched a campaign to urge Nevsun's biggest shareholders to divest from the company due to alleged use of forced labour in its Eritrean mines. BlackRock Fund Managers have divested from Nevsun while M & G...
Author: Susan Taylor, Reuters (UK)
...Canada’s top court said... that Nevsun filed an application on Jan. 19, seeking permission to appeal a British Columbia court ruling in November, which confirmed the case could proceed in the western Canadian province....
Author: Hélène Buzzetti, Le Devoir (Canada)
..[L]e nouvel ombudsman, qui déclenchera les enquêtes de son choix et aura le pouvoir de forcer les entreprises récalcitrantes à collaborer. Les outils de coercition qui seront mis à sa disposition n’ont cependant pas encore été dévoilés. Ottawa...
How courts and advocates are shaping legal doctrine on corporate liability and human rights obligations
Author: Marion Cadier, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre
Recent lawsuits contribute to emerging norm of corporate accountability for international crimes, says scholar
Author: Dieneke de Vos, on Just Security
" Corporate Criminal Accountability for International Crimes ", 30 Nov 2017...
Canada: Recent lawsuits point to advances in accountability of Canadian mining companies for abuses abroad, observers say
Author: Douglas Quan, National Post (Canada)
" 'New era': Canadian mining industry closely watching three civil cases alleging human rights abuses ", 27 Nov 2017...