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1 July 2004

[PDF] Solving Problems in Africa’s Forestry and Lumber Industry Requires Prudent Action

Author: Danzer Group

Only sustainable forest management creates the conditions for lasting added value and long-term development possibilities for the Danzer Group. Thus, Greenpeace accusations that companies from the Group tolerate illegal timber felling and cooperate...

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13 May 2004

Amnesty Intl. report says EU arms exports are threatening global security

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13 May 2004

full report: "Undermining Global Security: the European Union's arms exports"

Author: Amnesty International

[refers to ADI Limited, Aerospatiale Matra (part of EADS), Arsenal, Beijing Heavy Duty Truck, Beretta, Boeing, Brenco International, Brocock, Carigroup, Celerg, Central African Airlines, Cenzin, Ceska Zbrojovka, Cuno Melcher (part of ME Sportwaffen),...

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1 May 2004

The scramble for Africa

Author: Katharine Ainger, New Internationalist

Private interests from warlords to unscrupulous corporations to arms dealers and organized crime have helped to fuel African conflicts over the past decade as they vie for control over valuable resources.

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11 October 2003

Chad's oil revenues must benefit nation

Author: Susan Linnee, Associated Press

...many Chadians wondered whether they will ever reap benefits from the first-ever oil deal specifically designed to reduce poverty...Chadians are beginning to complain that foreigners -- especially Filipinos -- are taking the maintenance and...

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1 September 2003
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1 September 2003

Export Processing Zones - Symbols of Exploitation and a Development Dead-End

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

[In] export processing zones (EPZs)... workers are made to take amphetamines to get them to work harder and faster, ... violence and abuse are a daily reality for thousands upon thousands of workers, and ... attempts to form unions and bargain...

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1 September 2003
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Author: Confederación internacional de organizaciones sindicales libres

En las zonas francas de exportación...los trabajadores tienen que tomar anfetaminas para trabajar más duramente y más rápido,...la violencia y los abusos son la realidad cotidiana de miles y miles de trabajadores y...los intentos de formar sindicatos y...

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1 September 2003
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Author: Confédération Internationale des Syndicats Libres

[Dans les] zones franches d.exportation (ZFE), ou "maquilas" ... la main-d'oeuvre reçoit des amphétamines afin de pouvoir travailler plus dur et plus rapidement, ... la violence et les abus sont le lot quotidien de milliers et de milliers de...

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26 August 2003
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