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24 August 2009

Pinochet's lost millions: the UK connection

Author: Hugh O'Shaughnessy, The Independent [UK]

[A] report by Brilac, the Chilean police task force, says that the freeze on [Chilean] dictator's [Augusto Pinochet's] funds issued in 1998…was in effect ignored by the financial sector in Britain…Professor David Sugarman, the director of the Centre...

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10 July 2009
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Author: Marina Litvinsky, Inter Press Service (IPS)

Le gouvernement de la Guinée Equatoriale a pillé des milliards de dollars des recettes du pétrole au lieu d’améliorer les vies de ses citoyens, a déclaré 'Human Rights Watch' (HRW) dans un rapport publié jeudi. Le rapport, intitulé "Riche en pétrole :...

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1 March 2009

[PDF] Full report: Undue diligence: How banks do business with corrupt regimes

Author: Global Witness

[F]ailures by banks and the governments that regulate them have caused untold damage to the economies of some of the poorest countries in the world. By doing business with dubious customers in corrupt, natural resource-rich states, banks are...

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12 March 2008

Oil and Turmoil

Author: Saleem Ali, Professor of Environmental Studies at Univ. of Vermont, in Policy Innovations [USA]

The connection between oil and conflict has been made since the earliest industrial uses of the fuel... Nevertheless, we need to consider the complexity of conflicts in regions like Chad far more carefully before assuming linear causality... Take the...

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30 May 2007

[PDF] To Have And Have Not: Resource Governance in the 21st Century

Author: Patrick Alley, Celio Bermann, Luke Danielson, Heidi Feldt, Sudha Mahalingam, Alejandro Nadal, Chandran Nair, Samuel Nguiffo, Silas Siakor, for Heinrich Boell Foundation [Germany]

[T]ransparent, sustainable, fair, and just governance of natural resources is a key for peace and sustainable development worldwide... With this Memorandum, the Heinrich Böll Foundation...[wishes] to strengthen civil society positions on questions of...

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27 March 2006

Equatorial Guinea hosts ethics workshop

Author: Donna Bryson, Associated Press

...[Oil] and gas company executives grappled with [ethical questions] recently during a workshop in Equatorial Guinea... Oil seems to have enriched Equatorial Guinea's kleptocratic leaders alone, as citizens sank deeper into poverty, disease and...

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9 December 2005

[PDF] Joint NGO Submission, Consultation on Human Rights and the Extractive Industry

Author: ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group

The ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group has assembled a set of case studies related to the extract industries as a contribution to the work of the Special Representative. The case studies reveal patterns of violations and gaps in the...

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9 December 2005
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9 December 2005
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