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Article
22 January 2016
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Author: Ministério da Justiça (Brazil)

A Comissão de Anistia do Ministério da Justiça tem a alegria de apresentar aos seus leitores a 10ª edição da Revista Anistia Política e Justiça de Transição...[E]sta Revista consolida-se como a principal publicação periódica em língua portuguesa sobre...

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Report
20 March 2015

New guide for funders: "Advancing human rights accountability for economic actors"

Author: Daria Caliguire, SAGE Fund - Strengthening Accountability in the Global Economy

"Advancing Human Rights Accountability for Economic Actors: An introductory field guide for funders", Jan 2015...

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Article
9 November 2011

Sudan arrests two Germans in relation to dam row

Author: Sudan Tribune

Two German citizens have been arrested in Sudan on suspicion of attempting to collect information about claims of displacement arising from the construction of Merowe Dam upcountry...More than 100,000 persons have been displaced in Nile River state in...

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Article
17 September 2011

Merowe dam Technical Consultant, Lahmeyer, under investigations [Germany]

Author: Sudan Tribune

Lahmeyer...the German consultant is under investigations with regard to its involvement in Merowe dam project in Sudan...Merowe dam project, also known as Hamdab dam, is a hydroelectric project on the River Nile Fourth cataracts...It was completed in...

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Article
10 February 2011

[PDF] Business & human rights in Anglophone Africa – 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 Anglophone Africa over the past year... [Headings:] Examples of the “resource curse” ...HIV/AIDS and TB...Dams:...

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Article
19 January 2011

New Chinese dam project fuels ethnic conflict in Sudan

Author: Peter Bosshard, International Rivers [US]

Dams have impoverished tens of thousands of people and triggered serious human rights violations in Sudan. Now Chinese companies have won contracts to build three more hydropower projects in the country…[that] would displace more than 10,000 people...

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Story
7 May 2010

Lahmeyer under criminal investigation in Germany over involvement in dam in Sudan that allegedly displaced over 100,000 people

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Company response
6 May 2010

[Response regarding ECCHR complaint over impacts of Merowe dam project in Sudan

Author: Lahmeyer

Lahmeyer International has taken notice of the press release by ECCHR regarding the power plant project Merowe in Sudan and the accusations against LI's management and employees reported to the Frankfurt public prosecution office. LI fully rejects the...

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Article
4 May 2010
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Author: Von Hannes Koch, Spiegel Online [Germany]

Die Vorwürfe klingen hart: Die deutsche Firma Lahmeyer soll dafür verantwortlich sein, dass beim Auffüllen eines Staudamms im Sudan Einwohner vom steigenden Wasser überrascht wurden. Deshalb haben Menschenrechtler nun Anzeige erstattet - das...

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Article
3 May 2010

German Engineering – regardless of the consequences?

Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights

Lahmeyer International GmbH was instrumental in constructing the Merowe dam in Northern Sudan...[T]wo employees are charged with the flooding of over 30 villages, the displacement of over 4,700 families and the destruction of their livelihood...40,000...

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