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21 May 2018

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"...

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21 May 2018

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...

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29 March 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The legal significance of #MeToo

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26 January 2018

Nevsun appeals to Canada Supreme Court in Eritreans' forced labor lawsuit

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....

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18 January 2018
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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...

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11 January 2018

How courts and advocates are shaping legal doctrine on corporate liability and human rights obligations

Author: Marion Cadier, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

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11 January 2018

Our latest Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin is now available

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30 November 2017

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...

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27 November 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...

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21 November 2017

Canada: Lawsuit against Nevsun for alleged forced labour & torture in Eritrea mine can proceed, says Appeal Court

Author: Canadian Centre for International Justice

" Appeal court confirms slave labour lawsuit against Canadian mining company can go to trial ", 21 Nov 2017...

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