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Blog post
23 February 2015

Burma's human rights abuses highlight alarming corporate corruption

Author: Bobbie Sta. Maria and Irene Pietropaoli, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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Article
16 February 2015

Myanmar: “Denying evidence won’t make it go away,” says Amnesty Intl. after companies respond to its report on Letpadaung mine

Author: Meghna Abraham, Democratic Voice of Burma

“Latpadaung: Denying evidence won’t make it go away”, 16 February 2015...

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Article
16 July 2013

The Mongolian mouse that roared

Author: Anthony Deutsch and Terrence Edwards, Reuters

Turquoise Hill Netherlands is a little-known Amsterdam-based company with three employees, no office, and not even its own mailbox. To the government of Mongolia, though, the company represents billions in taxes that it will never see. Turquoise Hill...

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Article
4 October 2012

[PDF] Comment of EarthRights International on the Paperwork Reduction Act Review for Proposed Reporting Requirements on Responsible Investment in Burma

Author: EarthRights International

This comment focuses on two of the central questions in the PRA review process: 1) the necessity of the proposed information collection for agency operations, and 2) ideas to improve the quality and clarity of the information collected. The...

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Article
7 September 2012

Authorities struggle to contain protests at Myanmar mine

Author: Aung Hla Tun, Reuters

The Monywa copper mine in Myanmar...should symbolize all the opportunities of a resource-rich country emerging from nearly half a century of military misrule. Instead, as thousands of villagers protest against the mine in a rare standoff with...

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Article
15 October 2010

[PDF] Good Practice Guide: Indigenous Peoples and Mining

Author: Intl. Council on Mining and Metals

This Guide represents a key milestone on a journey that began for ICMM in 2004, when we started working to support more constructive relationships between Indigenous Peoples and mining companies...based on respect, meaningful engagement and mutual...

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Story
11 October 2010

Intl. Council on Mining and Metals releases "Good Practice Guide: Indigenous Peoples and Mining"

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Article
27 June 2010

Chinese arms maker’s copper mine deal raises queries over Canadian stake

Author: Thomas Maung Shwe, Mizzima [India]

One of China’s biggest arms makers signed a contract with a Burmese junta-controlled entity this month involving “co-operation” in a Monywa copper mine, raising serious questions over the status of Canadian miner Ivanhoe’s holdings in the town...

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Article
23 April 2010

Mongolian NGOs Appeal to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Business and Human Rights to resolve Oyu Tolgoi Mine Dispute

Author: Center for Human Rights and Development (Mongolia); OT Watch (Mongolia); MiningWatch (Canada); Rights and Accountability in Development (UK)

A coalition of Mongolian NGOs appealed today...to Professor John Ruggie...to use his good offices to calm the tension that has erupted...over the decision by the Government...to allow Rio Tinto and Ivanhoe Mines Ltd to develop a copper-gold mine in...

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Company non-response
23 April 2010

Ivanhoe Mines did not respond to: NGOs protest against government's approval of mining project by Rio Tinto, Ivanhoe - concerns include possible water impacts.

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