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14 July 2014

Africa Oil refutes allegations of complicity in Ethiopia's Ogaden region's conflict

Author: Africa Oil

"Exploration activity not fuelling conflict in Ethiopia’s Ogaden region – Africa Oil"...

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13 July 2014

China: Children found working at Samsung supplier; recent Samsung review said it found no child labour in supply chain - cuts ties to supplier

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12 July 2014

Bhubaneshwar, Odisha: Workshop on business & human rights, 14-15 July 2014

The women of Khamar Village, one of the communities visited by workshop participants, describe the impacts of decades of opencast coal mining on their lives. Note: Videos in which participants reflect on this workshop are here. On 14-15 July, 2014 Bus...

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12 July 2014

Qatar: World Cup 2022 Three Rana Plazas in Slow Motion

Author: Roel Nieuwenkamp & John Ruggie; Institute for Human Rights and Business

The World Cup has been a beloved tradition since 1930 and every four years it attracts millions of fans from around the world to cheer on their teams. Sadly however, the event is no longer just fun and games. Recently FIFA, the organisation that...

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11 July 2014

Ghana: Workshop urges companies to implement UN Guiding Principles

Author: VibeGhana.com

"Businesses urged to adhere to human rights principles", 11 Jul 2014...

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10 July 2014

Survey finds 38% of ICT representatives aware of UN Guiding Principles

Two Tomorrows published the results of a human rights risk survey for the ICT sector.

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10 July 2014

BNP Paribas fined by US Govt. for conducting business with Sudan under embargo due to regime’s human rights abuses

Author: Katrina Manson, Financial Times (UK)

“BNP fine cheers Sudan human rights campaigners”, 30 Jun 2014 [Subscription only]...

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10 July 2014

Civil society briefing calls on EU to strengthen conflict minerals regulation

Author: AEFJN, Amnesty Intl., BNNR, Brot fur die Welt, Christain Aid, CIDSE, CNCD, CORE, EurAc, Global Witness, Jesuit European Social Centre, Justice et Paix, PowerShift, SOMO

"Joint Civil Society Briefing Ensuring robust EU legislation on responsible mineral sourcing", July 2014...

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10 July 2014

Fair Labor Association assesses women's role in Nestlé's Côte d'Ivoire supply chain - Nestlé responds

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10 July 2014

India: Study shows higher procurement prices for cotton increase wages & decrease child labour

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