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9 September 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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30 April 2013

[PDF] Private military & security companies & their impacts on human rights - Bulletin Issue 4

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to our fourth PMSC Bulletin. To assist those interested in private military & security companies (PMSCs) and their impacts on human rights, we publish this bulletin semi-annually to highlight key developments reported by NGOs, governments...

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30 January 2013

Nestlé found liable over spying on NGO [Switzerland]

Author: James Shotter & Louise Lucas, Financial Times [UK]

A Swiss court last week ordered Nestlé and the Swiss security company Securitas AG to pay compensation following revelations that an infiltrator had attended “workgroup” meetings of Attac, an anti-globalisation group...A spokesman for Nestlé said the...

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28 January 2013
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Author: Sébastien Masteau, Perspectives Internationales [France]

Le recours aux Sociétés Militaires de Sécurité Privée (SMSP) semble avoir connu un tournant historique lors des récentes campagnes militaires en Afghanistan et en Irak…En termes juridiques, aucune disposition nationale n’interdit stricto sensu la...

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13 August 2012

[PDF] Second Session of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group to consider the possibility of an international regulatory framework on the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the activities of private military and security companies -...

Author: International Commission of Jurists

[National] and international regulatory frameworks...show substantial normative and supervisory gaps and insufficiencies in the legal framework in order to create minimal conditions for improved respect of human rights and humanitarian law in the...

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8 May 2012
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1 September 2011
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1 September 2011

[PDF] Business and Human Rights: A Complex Relationship

Author: Due Process of Law Foundation

This issue of Aportes offers an overview of scenarios in which the legal obligations and responsibilities of national and transnational corporations are playing out in the arena of natural resource exploitation in indigenous territories. [Content...

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20 July 2011

[PDF] Peruvian torture claimants compensated by UK mining company

Author: Leigh Day & Co

Legal proceedings by 33 Peruvians against UK-based Monterrico Metals [part of Zijin]...have been settled by compensation payment without admitting liability. The London High Court trial was scheduled for 10 weeks from October with about 80 Claimant...

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