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4 December 2019

Liberia: Community members not included in agreements leading to getting land for oil palm plantations

Author: Joaquin M. Sendolo, Daily Observer (Liberia)

‘Communities Remain Below the Ladder in W/A Oil Palm Industry’ 2 December 2019...

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25 October 2019

Liberia: Country risks delisting from Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative after failing to publish reports of companies' payments

Author: Front Page Africa

"Liberia on Verge of Delisting from Global Extractives Industry Transparency Body Risking further Blow to Economy", 15 October 2019....

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16 October 2019

Dutch development bank FMO allegedly finances projects where land grabbing & other abuses occur; bank denies allegations

Author: Erik van Zwam, Trouw

[Note: This is an unofficial summary translation of the original Dutch article.]...

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25 September 2019
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Author: Catherine Morand, Le Courrier (Suisse)

"L’«agrocolonialisme» doit cesser!", 25 septembre 2019...

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23 September 2019
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Author: Gwladys Johnson Akinocho, Agence Ecofin

"L’industrie minière africaine se convertit progressivement à l’énergie renouvelable", 17septembre 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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17 June 2019

Liberia: Govt. blocks internet to subdue access to social media during anti-govt. protests

Author: Abdi Latif Dahir, Quartz Africa

‘Liberia has blocked social media as protesters demand the return of missing millions’ 7 June 2019...

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Article
29 May 2019

Progress on child labour flatlining in world’s manufacturing hubs, according to 2019 Child Labour Index

Author: Verisk Maplecroft

Despite high levels of economic growth and improvements on poverty and education, progress on child labour has stalled in the manufacturing countries most entwined with global supply chains... [O]ur latest annual Child Labour Index... shows that...

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22 May 2019

Liberia: Government drafts guidelines for free, prior & informed consent to curb land conflicts between local communities & businesses

Author: FrontPage Africa

"Liberia: Government Drafts Guidelines for Free, Prior Informed Consent", 21 May 2019....

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13 May 2019

Liberia: Govt. agency allegedly compels trade union to rescind invitation to human rights defender to speak at International Labour Day celebration

Author: Bettie K. Johnson-Mbayo, Front Page Africa (Liberia)

‘Tough-Talking Atty. Kofi Woods Blocked from Speaking on Int’l Labor Day’ 1 May 2019...

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