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1 October 2016

Papua New Guinea activist to receive global prize for environment & human rights - has been threatened & beaten for opposing logging by Rimbunan Hijau

Author: Global Witness (UK)

As activist receives global award for fighting deforestation, Global witness calls for urgent halt to rainforest destruction across Papua New Guinea, 29 Sep 2016...

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23 April 2007

Business to the Rescue [Papua New Guinea]

Author: The National [Papua New Guinea]

…Eleven years after the medical miracle…[of] the…“cocktail” of [HIV/AIDS] medications, very few of our people have been able to access the drugs...Some individual business[es]…were quick to get involved in...The ANZ Bank was prominent, as was timber...

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23 August 2006

ANZ attacked over PNG [Papua New Guinea] logging 'links' [Australia]

Author: AAP

Human rights and green groups have filed a complaint against the ANZ Bank for dealing with logging companies accused of rights abuses and environmental destruction in Papua New Guinea. The five groups, including the Human Rights Council of Australia...

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23 August 2006

Australia: OECD Guidelines complaint lodged against ANZ bank for financing Papua New Guinea operations of Rimbunan Hijau (accused of rights & environmental abuses)

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23 August 2006

[PDF] Submission of specific instance under the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to the Australian National Contact Point - Concerning Facilitation by the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited of illegal and environmentally and...

Author: Australian Conservation Foundation, Centre for Environmental Law and Community Rights, Environmental Law Centre (Papua New Guinea), Human Rights Council of Australia, PNG EcoForestry

This specific instance concerns ANZ’s support, through financing and provision of other financial services, of forestry businesses in Papua New Guinea that entail systematic serious human rights abuses, environmentally devastating logging practices...

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28 July 2006

Liberia Won’t Welcome Gangster Investors [Subscription required]

Author: Analyst [Liberian newspaper]

A Green Advocates press statement issued yesterday revealed that representatives of...Rimbunan Hijau...and its shell surrogate, Mafrica..., were amongst...investors who were currently in the country to take advantage of the partial lifting of UN...

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29 June 2006

Liberia: Environmental group opposes logging by Rimbunan Hijau based on allegations of abuses in Papua New Guinea & elsewhere

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29 June 2006

A global bully on the loose [Papua New Guinea]

Author: Alan Oxley, former Ambassador of Australia to GATT, consultant to Australian forestry industry & Rimbunan Hijau, in National [Papua New Guinea newspaper]

...the record of most multinationals is exemplary when they operate in foreign countries... What an irony it is then to see a major global NGO like Greenpeace, supported by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), behaving like a global bully towards a...

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24 June 2006

The rape of PNG [Papua New Guinea] forests

Author: Greg Roberts, Australian [newspaper]

Sexual coercion, corruption and assault are the coin of PNG's illegal logging industry... Malaysian logging companies that hold concessions to log eight million hectares of rainforest in PNG are operating in defiance of the country's laws with the...

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24 April 2006

Six Grassroots Environmentalists Win $125,000 Goldman Prizes

Author: Environment News Service (ENS)

Silas Kpanan’Ayoung Siakor, 36, Liberia: Siakor exposed evidence that former Liberia President Charles Taylor...entered into secret agreements with a favored lumber company... The company’s private militia committed human rights abuses including rape,...

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