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26 March 2018

Sierra Leone: Another lawsuit for African Minerals Limited as 2 500 villagers sue for damages from pollution and environmental degradation

Author: SteelGuru (Sierra Leone)

"Another lawsuit for African Mineral Limited", 8 March 2018...

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23 February 2018

British judges conclude hearings in Sierra Leone on UK mining company accused of rights abuses

Author: Nina de Vries, VOA (USA)

"UK Mining Firm Accused of Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone", 19 Feb 2018...

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1 February 2018
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Author: Laurent Ribadeau Dumas, France info

«Londres: procès contre une société minière accusée de violences en Sierra Leone », 31 janvier 2018...

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1 February 2018

United Kingdom High Court judge to hear victims in Sierra Leone in landmark case of mining company's alleged complicity in police crackdown

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Report
11 December 2017

All that glitters is not gold: Shining a light on supply chain disclosure in the jewellery sector.

Author: Ardea International

This report focuses on the jewellery sector. We have included eight of the major jewellers in the UK, namely the Signet Group (and the companies under its control, as listed in the table in this report), Tiffany & Co., Goldsmiths, Links, F. Hinds,...

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8 November 2017

Sierra Leone: Report finds investors failed to conduct human rights due diligence prior to exiting development project; incl. company comments

Swedwatch's report entitled 'No Business, no rights: Human rights impacts when land investments fail to include responsible exit strategies. The case of Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone', alleges that Swedish DFI Swedfund, and the Dutch equivalent FMO...

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30 October 2017

AML former subsidiary company taken to London court on behalf of 41 people from Sierra Leone over alleged company involvement in "deadly police crackdown" against workers in 2012

Author: Rebecca Ratcliffe, The Guardian (UK)

"Mining company accused over deadly police crackdown in Sierra Leone", 25 Oct 2017...

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27 October 2017

UK High Court hears evidence in lawsuit against African Minerals over alleged complicity in killings & eviction of villagers in Sierra Leone

Author: Rebecca Ratcliffe, Guardian (UK)

" Mining company accused over deadly police crackdown in Sierra Leone ", 26 Oct 2017...

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1 August 2017

Land grabbing & human rights: Report examines role of European corporate & financial entities

In May 2016 the report "Land Grabbing and Human Rights: The Involvement of European Corporate and Financial Entities in Land Grabbing outside the European Union" was published on behalf of the European Parliament. The report examines cases of land...

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1 August 2017
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Im Mai 2016 wurde im Auftrag des Europäischen Parlaments die Studie „Land Grabbing and Human Rights: The Involvement of European Corporate and Financial Entities in Land Grabbing outside the European Union“ veröffentlicht. Die Publikation dokumentiert...

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