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7 January 2019

UK court rejects African Minerals’ liability over accusation of complicity in violent repression of protests in Sierra Leone

In its 19 December 2018 decision, the High Court of Justice did not find Tonkolili Iron Ore Ltd liable for the violent repression of protests in 2010 and 2012 in Sierra Leone. The case was brought before British courts because Tonkolili Iron Ore Ltd...

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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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13 November 2018

Sierra Leone: Court orders Sierra Leone Agriculture to return land & pay damages to local community for breach of lease conditions

Author: Namati

"Court Orders Oil Palm Company to Return Land and Pay Arrears of Rent to Landowners in Sierra Leone"...

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6 November 2018

Sierra Leone: Local community & agricultural investor agree on land access rights after concerns over investor's failure to adequately consult landowners

Author: Sylvia Villa, Awoko (Sierra Leone)

"Investors and landowners reach consensus on land governance"...

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6 November 2018

Sierra Leone: President commits to transparency in mineral revenue management & pledges to disclose beneficial owners of mining firms by 2020

Author: Abdul Rashid Thomas, Sierra Leone Telegraph

"Rogues have squandered away our wealth from mining – says president Bio"...

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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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26 September 2018

West & Central Africa: NGOs denounce abuses against women in industrial oil palm plantations

Author: World Rainforest Movement, GRAIN and others

"Declaration: No to abuse against women in industrial oil palm plantations"...

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28 August 2018
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Author: Walid Kéfi, Agence Ecofin (Suisse)

"Changements climatiques : l’Afrique paiera au prix fort la dette des pays industrialisés", 24août 2018...

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27 June 2018
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Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Zwangsarbeit, Kinderarbeit, Diskriminierung, Hungerlöhne, unsichere Arbeitsbedingungen, Drohungen und andere Menschenrechtsverletzungen in den globalen Lieferketten von Unternehmen sind ausführlich dokumentiert... Lieferketten sind komplex,...

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26 June 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The use of consumer protection laws for corporate accountability

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