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18 November 2014

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Author: Walk Free Foundation

For 2014, the ten countries with the highest estimated prevalence of modern slavery by population are: Mauritania, Uzbekistan, Haiti, Qatar, India, Pakistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Syria and the Central African Republic...It is...

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7 October 2014

Implementation of US law on conflict minerals is gradually changing sourcing practices, according to journalist

Author: Anine Vermeulen, Mining Weekly

"Sourcing practices changing as US law on mineral imports takes hold", 2 Oct 2014...

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Article
26 September 2014

EU failing to stifle deadly trade in conflict minerals, warn Global Witness & Amnesty Intl.

Author: Amnesty Intl.

The European Union is failing to stifle a deadly trade in conflict minerals, a coalition of rights groups including Global Witness and Amnesty International warned today, ahead of weak new legislation being discussed in Parliament. A new analysis by G...

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24 September 2014
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Author: La Voix de l'Amérique

"La RCA demande l’allègement de l’embargo sur l’exportation de son diamant", 24 septembre 2014...

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Story
17 September 2014

Business & human rights in Africa: Time for a responsibility revolution

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Article
4 September 2014

CORE: UK Govt. must legislate to tackle corporate human rights abuse abroad

Author: CORE Coalition

One year on from the launch of the UK's Business and Human Rights Action Plan, the CORE Coalition, whose members include Amnesty International, Oxfam, and WWF, is calling on the government to seize opportunities in the next few months to eradicate...

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27 August 2014
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Author: Agence France-Presse

"Centrafrique: 25 morts dans l'effondrement d'une mine d'or", 23 août 2014...

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19 May 2014

[PDF] ITUC Global RIghts Index - The World's Worst Countries for Workers

Author: International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

[W]orkers are struggling everywhere for their right to collective representationand decent work deficits exist in varying degrees in most countries. Abuses of rights are getting worse not better and too many countries take no responsibility for...

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12 May 2014
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Author: AFP in SlateAfrique

Hommes, femmes, enfants: à Gaga...tout le monde vit de l'exploitation artisanale —et clandestine— de l'or, qui suscite la convoitise des bandes armées qui rôdent dans la région. « Nous avons abandonné l'école pour l'exploitation de l’or (...) car ça...

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28 April 2014
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Author: Joan Tilouine, Jeune Afrique

Dans le baromètre 2013 des sociétés civiles réalisé conjointement par l'Institut des relations internationales (Iris) et...CCFD-Terre Solidaire, l'Afrique caracole en tête du classement. Dans le top 10, on retrouve notamment le Sénégal, le Niger, la...

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