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16 September 2015

Philippines: Mining companies linked to spate of killings in mine-affected communities; Chamber of Mines denies link

Author: Maricar B. Bizuela, Inquirer (Philippines)

“Miners accused of funding militias in Surigao Sur”, 15 Sept 2015...

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6 May 2014

Human Rights Impact Assessment of Tampakan Copper-Gold Project, Mindanao, Philippines

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Currently at its exploration stage, the Tampakan copper and gold mine has the potential to be the largest open-pit mine in the Philippines and one of the largest of its kind in the world…MISEREOR and Fastenopfer in collaboration with Bread for All,...

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Company response
2 May 2014

Response by Sagittarius Mines Inc (SMI): Sagittarius Mines re impacts of mining project in Philippines

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19 October 2013

Prosecutor’s dismissal of case against accused soldiers in Capion massacre slammed [Philippines]

Author: Marya Salamat, Bulatlat (Philippines)

…Juvy Capion, wife of Blaan leader and anti-mining activist Daguil Capion, was killed in “a military operation” along with her two sons…[in] Davao del Sur…[A recent] resolution from the Office of the Provincial Prosecutor…ordered the dismissal of the...

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23 September 2013

2 dead in fresh violence at Tampakan mine site–military [Philippines]

Author: Bong S. Sarmiento, MindaNews (Philippines)

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Sagittarius Mines to respond. Their response is provided.] A revered…tribal elder in the mines development site of…Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI) was killed…in another fresh violence at the...

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11 September 2013

[PDF] Global Capital, Local Concessions: A Data-Driven Examination of Land Tenure Risk and Industrial Concessions in Emerging Market Economies

Author: Rights and Resources Initiative

Using geospatial data from 12 emerging market economies (EMEs), this analysis attempts to guide investors in emerging markets by shedding light on a difficult problem: overlapping land claims that diminish the value and viability of industrial...

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Company response
8 September 2013

Sagittarius Mines response

Author: Justin Hillier, Sagittarius Mines

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Sagittarius Mines to respond. This is the company response.] Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI) is deeply saddened by the death of Mr. Anteng Freay and his son Victor. Mr. Freay was a respected tribal...

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1 September 2013

[PDF] Human Rights Due Diligence - Policy measures for effective implementation

Author: CIDSE

Human rights due diligence has been receiving greater attention from policymakers, businesses and civil society groups since the adoption of the United Nations (UN) Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework in 2008 and its Guiding Principles on Business ...

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24 April 2013

Supreme Court digest and audio recording of oral proceedings on Mining Act constitutionality case [Philippines]

Author: Supreme Court of the Philippines

Two petitions challenge the constitutionality of…The Philippine Mining Act of 1995…and various related administrative issuances of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). [Petitioners argue in the first case that] sections of the...

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16 April 2013

Philippines: Supreme Court hears case to nullify mining law, alleging mining profit-sharing does not take into account displacement

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