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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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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....
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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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...
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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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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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....
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...