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Zimbabwe: Report calls for consideration of human rights concerns including access to information when issuing mining permits
Author: Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association & GIZ
"Gap Analysis Of The Institutional, Legal And Policy Framework on Mining in Zimbabwe In Relation To Business And Human Rights"...
- Related in-depth areas: Land Rights & Displacements
How local communities are defending community consent in mining, oil & gas projects in southern Africa
Mining companies and governments need to understand and respect the right to free, prior, and informed consent. The lives of activists are on the line. New research shows how more and more communities are finding ways to take action to protect their...
Investor Alliance for Human Rights calls on jewelry manufacturers & retailers to ensure responsible sourcing of gold & precious gems
Author: Investor Alliance for Human Rights
The undersigned investors call on companies in the jewelry industry to review their policies and practices and take action to ensure responsible sourcing of gold, diamonds, and other precious minerals and gems. Specifically, we urge jewelry...
Global Network Initiative report details human rights impacts of internet shutdowns & recommends involving businesses in advocacy against disruptions
Author: Jan Rydzak, Global Network Initiative
Since 2011, network disruptions and large-scale network shutdowns have become a widespread tool of information control. Governments in at least four continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America) have shut down connectivity or social media... ...
Author: France Info
« Au moins 207 défenseurs de l'environnement ont été tués en 2017, selon l'ONG Global Witness », 24 juillet 2017...
- Related in-depth areas: Dernières infos sur les défenseurs des droits de l'homme Human rights defenders
Author: Global Witness (UK)
"At what cost?: Irresponsible business and the murder of land and environmental defenders in 2017"...
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- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on human rights defenders
- Related companies: Desarrollos Energéticos (DESA)
Zimbabwe: Villagers protest against diamond mining company in Marange; accuse the company of failing to create jobs & end poverty
Author: Liberty Dube, The Herald (Zimbabwe)
"Marange villagers stage sponsored demo against ZCDC", 23 April 2018...