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28 June 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Ramon, Mina, Jean-Marie, Francky... Ils ont perdu leurs terres et leurs proches à cause de la déforestation », 28 juin 2018...

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25 May 2018

Liberia: New report calls on Swedish co's to address & remedy human rights impacts following their exit from bioenergy project; incl. co comments

Shortly after the exit of Swedish companies Vattenfall and Swedfund from a bioenergy venture in Liberia 2012, the project collapsed. According to Swedwatch and several other NGOs, the investors left without an exit strategy and without conducting...

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23 April 2018

Liberia: Sime Darby accused of torturing and manhandling residents in and around its concessions after incident is captured on video; incudes company statement

Sime Darby Oil Palm Plantation Liberia (SDPL), a subsidiary of Malaysia based palm oil company, Sime Darby Plantation (SDP) has been accused of torturing and manhandling residents in and around its concession areas after a video was released on social...

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6 April 2018
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Author: Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker

"Drehscheibe Schweiz für risikobehaftetes Gold?", März 2018...

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2 April 2018

Liberia: New Global Witness report critical of Exxon's involvement in an oil block deal allegedly tainted with irregularities & undermining transparency

A new Global Witness investigation shows Exxon’s 2013 purchase of Liberia’s Block 13 oil license likely enriched former government officials who may have illegally owned the block. The state oil agency NOCAL also allegedly made unusual, large payments...

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21 March 2018

Kenya & Uganda: NGOs urge investors to stop funding Bridge International Academies due to unethical practices, including poor labour conditions; company denies allegations

A group of 88 NGOs have written a 'public letter of concern to current and prospective investors in Bridge International Academies' urging them to stop investing in the company due to alleged unethical practices including poor labour conditions. In...

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21 February 2018
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Author: Voice of America (Etats-Unis)

"Au Liberia, la population veut voir enfin reconnus ses droits sur la terre", 21 février  2018...

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29 January 2018
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En dos volúmenes preparados con la colaboración de diversas organizaciones no gubernamentales internacionales, las guías explican los aspectos del derecho interno e internacional de los derechos humanos para apoyar a organizaciones de la sociedad civil...

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22 January 2018

Liberia: Kokoya residents demand compensation from MNG-Gold for destruction of their houses caused by activities of the mine

Author: Joseph Titus Yekeryan, The New Dawn (Nigeria)

"Kokoya residents demand compensation from MNG-Gold", 4 Jan 2018...

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1 January 2018

Liberia: BMMC hands over 200 housing units, school, clinic to Kinjor residents

Author: David S. Menjor, Daily Observer (Liberia)

"BMMC Turns Over 200 Housing Units, School, Clinic to Kinjor Residents", 28 Dec 2017...

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