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4 September 2015

Myanmar: Scottish truck company announces supply to controversial jade mines

Author: Irrawaddy (Myanmar)

"Scottish Truck Company Supplies Controversial Jade Mines in Burma", 29 Aug 2015...

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27 January 2012

To Protect Human Rights, Companies Must Pull Out of Iran

Author: Mark D. Wallace and Irwin Cotler, United Against Nuclear Iran in NJToday.net [USA]

[T]he United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on human rights, Ahmed Shaheed...documented Iran’s brutal record of persecuting religious and ethnic minorities within its borders...and decried Iran’s “dramatic” increase in executions...Iran has an abysmal...

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8 August 2011

Crane Manufacturer, UNIC, Ends Business With Iran Following Awareness Campaign

Author: Reut Cohen, Neon Tommy, USC Annenburg School for Communication and Journalism [USA]

Japanese crane manufacturer Furukawa UNIC has announced it has ended business with the Iranian regime following reports that its cranes have been used to stage public executions. The decision comes on the heels of two other companies, Tadano and Terex,...

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2 October 2006

When Socially Responsible Mutual Fund and Institutional Investors Speak, Corporate America Listens

Author: Social Investment Forum

Political Contributions. [refers to proposals & shareholder resolutions brought (some withdrawn after the company took positive steps) with: Amgen; Abbott Laboratories; AT&T; Bellsouth; Chevron; ExxonMobil; IBM; Monsanto; Pfizer; Target; Chubb;...

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21 September 2001

Hereros Claim Against Berlin

Author: UN Integrated Regional Information Network

Lawyers representing the Chief Hosea Kutako Foundation [which claims a combined US $2 billion in reparations from Deutsche Bank and Woermann Line (now known as SAFmarine)] have temporarily withdrawn a legal claim for reparations against a German...

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6 September 2001

Hereros Sue German Firms for Reparations

Author: Business Day [Johannesburg]

The Herero community in Namibia has instituted a legal claim against three German companies for $2bn in reparations. The Hereros' Paramount Chief Kuaima Riruako, who heads the Chief Hosea Kutako Foundation, said yesterday that the lawsuit against...

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