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16 January 2019

Liberia: NGOs develop new advocacy strategies to hold oil palm producers accountable for environmental & human rights concerns

Author: Cewhy Kwanue, Daily Observer

"Green Advocates, IDI Develop New Tools to Hold Oil Palm Farmers Accountable for Environmental and Human Rights Violations", 7 January 2019....

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19 December 2018

Supreme Court of Netherlands convicts timber dealer for complicity in war crimes committed in Liberia

Author: The Associated Press

"Dutch Supreme Court upholds weapon smuggling conviction", 18 Dec. 2018...

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18 December 2018

UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders' global survey highlights role of cos. in attacks in several countries

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)

"World report on the situation of human rights defenders", 17 Dec 2017...

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29 October 2018
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Author: Fabien Grasser, Le Quotidien (Luxembourg)

« Belgique : des ONG dénoncent le financement de Socfin par ING », 24 octobre 2018...

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11 October 2018

Global Witness report alleges EU investors help bankroll human rights & environmental abuses; incl. co responses

On 6 September 2018, Global Witness published a new briefing paper on the role that EU-based investors have played in supporting projects linked to human rights abuses, land grabs and large-scale environmental destruction. The report argues that while...

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28 September 2018

Silchester did not respond

Author: Silchester

Silchester declined to comment.

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26 September 2018

Liberia: New law to protect local communities' land rights against investors including mining & agribusiness

Author: James Giahyue, Reuters

"Liberia passes landmark law to secure ancestral land rights"...

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21 September 2018
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Author: AFP

« Liberia : la très attendue loi foncière enfin promulguée », 20 septembre 2018...

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7 August 2018

Liberia: ArcelorMittal mine workers resume strike for better working conditions

Author: Ishmael F. Menkor, Daily Observer (Liberia)

"ArcelorMittal Mine Workers Resume Strike", 3 August 2018...

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25 July 2018
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Author: France Info

« Au moins 207 défenseurs de l'environnement ont été tués en 2017, selon l'ONG Global Witness », 24 juillet 2017...

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