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11 August 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers donates $4 million to educate Darfur's refugees

Author: UNHCR

PricewaterhouseCoopers has donated US$4 million towards the education of refugee children in eastern Chad's camps, in the single largest corporate donation ever received by the UN refugee agency…The funds will be used to build and operate schools for...

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30 June 2008

USA: GEO Group accused of human rights abuses of immigrants at detention facility - company declines to comment

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24 June 2008

Asia's refugees: A role for business?

Author: Richard Welford, CSR Asia

[T]here [is] a role for the private sector…to rehabilitate refugees…It is not only money that the business sector can contribute…[but also] skills, other resources and access to job markets that they can help with. Businesses need to get…country...

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9 June 2008

Papua New Guinea: The World's First Climate Change 'Refugees'

Author: Integrated Regional Information Networks in Worldpress

The 1,500 residents of Carteret Island...are fast becoming the world's first climate change refugees. Sea levels around the atoll have risen 10 centimeters in the past 20 years, inundating plantations, and the situation is deteriorating...[Islanders]...

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5 March 2008

Belgium drops Myanmar rights case against Total

Author: Agence France Presse

Belgian authorities dropped Wednesday a legal case brought by refugees from Myanmar targetting the French oil group Total, which they accused of crimes against humanity, their lawyer said. Investigators looking in to the matter "declared the case...

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24 February 2008

Business, China and Darfur

Author: Marc Gunther of Fortune, in Huffington Post

[A]lthough U.S. law prohibits American companies from doing business in Sudan, companies like Fidelity and the Olympic sponsors have the ability, by raising their voices, to make a difference. Business as usual just won't do...GE [General Electric].....

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30 January 2008

The UPS Foundation Partners with Africare in Chad - $100,000 Grant to Support Darfur Refugees

Author: UPS Foundation & AfriCare

The UPS Foundation today announced a $100,000 grant to Africare to fund improvements at Gaga Camp. "The UPS Foundation has given more than a grant," noted Africare President Julius E. Coles. "It has provided resources to ensure that the mothers,...

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24 October 2007

Total lawsuit in Belgium (re Myanmar)

In 2002, four Myanmar refugees filed a lawsuit against Total in Brussels Magistrates' Tribunal. The plaintiffs bring suit under a Belgian law which allows universal jurisdiction to hear cases for certain serious crimes. Plaintiffs allege that Total ha...

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1 October 2007

Belgium reopens Myanmar humanity crimes probe against oil giant Total

Author: AFP

Total on Tuesday faced a renewed Belgian probe into its alleged support of Myanmar's military regime… Belgium authorities are reopening a case brought by Myanmar refugees that Total was involved in crimes against humanity in their country, the refugees...

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30 September 2007

The Refugees of the Agroexport Model - Impacts of soy monoculture in Paraguayan campesino communities (summary)

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