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3 May 2010

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights files complaint against Lahmeyer executives over Sudan dam project's impact on social rights

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Article
17 October 2007

[PDF] Merowe Dam, Sudan: Photo documentation provided by Lahmeyer regarding resettlement of Hamdab people

Author: Lahmeyer

Lahmeyer sent the following documentation to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in response to a statement regarding resettlement in the Merowe Dam area, by Ali Askouri, Leadership Office of Hamdab Affected People.

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Company response
5 September 2007

Lahmeyer response to statement by UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing regarding human rights impacts of Merowe dam

Author: Lahmeyer

According to reports from our staff, the people who have been resettled to date are very satisfied with the facilities which have been provided for them, such as new solid houses with electricity and running water, hospitals, schools, shops, markets...

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Article
27 August 2007

UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing statement re Merowe dam, Sudan, 27 Aug 2007 - and company responses

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 27 August 2007 the UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Miloon Kothari, issued...[a] statement on the Merowe dam in Sudan...[The] Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the three companies to respond...[links to: Alstom, Lahmeyer...

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Article
27 August 2007

UN rights expert urges suspension to dam projects in northern Sudan

Author: UN Human Rights Council

The [UN] Special Rapporteur on adequate housing... Miloon Kothari, [has] issued the following statement "...I continue to receive disturbing reports that large-scale forced evictions may be imminent in the Merowe area...Last year, thousands of people...

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Article
18 May 2007

China accused of supporting Sudan rights abuse

Author: Agence France Presse.

A leading opponent of a Chinese-financed dam in Sudan [Ali Askouri] accused Beijing on Friday of fueling widespread human rights abuses, as Khartoum moved to relocate 70,000 villagers to make way for the project..."We are witnessing continued human...

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Article
8 March 2007

Barren idea? How Sudan's dam will harness the Nile but widen discord

Author: Andrew England, Financial Times

...[In November 2004] Hassan Ahmed Omar...was taken to an office in Khartoum where he says a six-month saga of imprisonment, interrogation and occasional beatings began. Mr Omar's transgression was to be associated with a campaign against Khartoum's ...

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Article
1 September 2006

[PDF] Conflict-Sensitive Business Practice: Engineering Contractors and their Clients

Author: Engineers against poverty, International Alert

Contractors operating in unstable states face a range of conflict risks. Oil, gas and mining projects, which frequently have significant contractor involvement, can inadvertently trigger or sustain violence, or become the focus of resentment...

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Company response
3 May 2006

Response by Lahmeyer: 3 civilians killed during protests over Merowe dam

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Article
3 May 2006

[DOC] Response of Leadership Office of Hamdab Dam Affected People (LOHAP) to Lahmeyer International's comment on the Amri massacre, Sudan

Author: Leadership Office of Hamdab Dam Affected People (LOHAP)

Lahmeyer International's response on Amri killings is untruthful and contradictory...the response contradicts the position of the Sudanese government...[The] version of people fighting among themselves was first mentioned by the dam chief executive.....

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