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8 January 2020
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Author: Christian Bouquet, The Conversation (South Africa)

"À Madagascar, l’accaparement des terres peut prendre des formes diverses", 7 janvier 2020...

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31 December 2019

So. Africa: Rio Tinto to restart mining operations after cutting back production over security concerns for its workers

Author: Reuters and Mining.com

"Rio Tinto to restart South African unit in 2020 after security scare", 30 December 2019....

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20 December 2019

Draft SEC oil and mining rule would facilitate corruption

Author: Oxfam

18 December 2019....

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13 December 2019

New company survey & report urges European companies & states to step up efforts to identify & address risks to defenders

Human rights and environmental defenders play a key role in holding companies and states accountable for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation. However, defenders are increasingly defamed, harassed and killed for...

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12 December 2019

Bougainville: Local leaders want to reopen Panguna Mine but distrust remains for foreign mining companies

Author: Joshua Mcdonald, The Diplomat

"Will Bougainville Reopen the Panguna Mine? With an independence referendum on the horizon, reopening the Panguna mine offers both attractive opportunities and terrible consequences", 22 November 2019...

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30 November 2019

Guinea: An Asian-Guinean consortium wins the rights to exploit the huge Simandou iron ore deposit

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30 November 2019
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29 November 2019

Canada: Rio Tinto funds learning and research hub for indigenous-owned mineral development

Author: MINING.com

"Rio and Centre of Excellence to grow indigenous participation in minerals development in North America," 27 November 2019....

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22 November 2019

Guinea: An Asian-Guinean consortium wins the rights to exploit the huge Simandou iron ore deposit

Author: Le Monde with AFP

[Excerpt translation from French to English provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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22 November 2019

Report provides good practice guidance for gender-responsive implementation of extractive projects

The Danish Institute for Human Rights released a report which analyses gender issues that arise during extractive project implementation, and provides good practice guidance and case studies to conduct gender-responsive due diligence. This story also...

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