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9 September 2019

UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries highlights gendered human rights impacts of private military and security companies

Author: UN Human Rights Council (Geneva)

"Use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination", 29 July 2019...

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9 September 2019

UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries highlights the human rights impacts of the relationship between PMSCs and the extractive sector

Author: UN Human Rights Council (Geneva)

"Relationship between private military and security companies and the extractive industry from a human rights perspective. Report of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right...

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7 August 2019

DCAF-ICRC Quaterly Newsletter, April 2019

Author: DCAF & ICRC, Geneva (Switzerland)

"Addressing Security and Human Rights Challenges in Complex Environments", April 2019...

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Story
4 July 2019

Tanzania: RAID report claims Acacia's grievance mechanism "disempowers victims"; includes company's response & RAID's rejoinder

In a recent letter to Acacia's Board, RAID claims that rather than providing relief and compensation, the company's grievance process disempowers victims and subjects them to a humiliating process. It permits the company to act as investigator, judge...

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12 April 2019
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Author: La República (Perú)

“Presentan demanda para anular convenios entre la PNP y las empresas mineras” – 10 de abril de 2019...

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12 April 2019

Peru: Bar Association and NGO introduce lawsuit for agreements between police and extractive companies

Author: La República (Peru)

[Excerpt translation from Spanish provided by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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12 April 2019
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Author: La República (秘魯)

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8 April 2019
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Author: El País Vallenato (Colombia)

“Drummond ingresa a la Junta Directiva del CME” – 05 de abril de 2019...

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30 January 2019
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Este es el primer documento realizado en conjunto por las tres iniciativas multiactor que existen en Colombia: el Comité Minero Energético, Guías Colombia y Pacto Global Red Colombia, sobre recomendaciones y herramientas prácticas que pueden adoptar...

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Article
12 December 2018

Int'l. Council on Mining & Metals underlines importance of business respect for human rights & calls for open civic space

Author: Nicky Black, Int'l. Council on Mining & Metals (UK)

"Putting respect for human rights at the heart of mining", 10 Dec 2018...

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