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27 January 2015

Poverty wages and land grabs in Cambodia: Prime Minister Hun Sen’s 30th anniversary has little to celebrate for human rights in business

Author: Phil Bloomer, Executive Director, and Bobbie Sta. Maria, Southeast Asia Regional Researcher, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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27 November 2014
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Author: Dr. Aliou Diouf, Chercheur et représentant pour l’Afrique Francophone, Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l’Homme

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26 November 2014

From plunder to prosperity: How legal accountability can help manage natural resource wealth in Africa

Author: Aliou Diouf, Francophone Africa Researcher, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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Article
2 September 2014

Malaysia: Rights group SUARAM calls on govt. to investigate alleged exploitation of Nepali workers by JCY Intl.

Author: Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM)

“Protect migrant workers’ rights and stop the exploitation”, 28 August 2014...

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Article
25 July 2014

Niger: Timeline of the arrest of Ali Idrissa & other activists

Author: Publish What You Pay

“Arrest of PWYP Activist Ali Idrissa in Niger on day of President Hollande's visit”, 21 Jul 2014 ...

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Article
17 July 2014

Arrest of PWYP Activist Ali Idrissa in Niger on day of President Hollande's visit

Author: Publish What You Pay

Publish What You Pay condemns the arrest of Ali Idrissa, ROTAB and PWYP Niger coordinator, taken  from his home by Nigerien police at 04:00 am this morning. Ten other members of ROTAB were arrested later this morning. These arrests followed yesterday...

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29 May 2014

Egypt: human rights on hold, in the name of economic development

Author: Rania Fazah, Middle East Researcher & Representative, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The argument that economic development should precede human rights is tired and dangerous, though often seen. It will only be a matter of time until this becomes clear (again) in Egypt – but how much time will that take, with how much repression suffered beforehand?

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Article
30 April 2014

State of Emergency for PNG's Porgera gold mine

Author: Campbell Cooney, ABC Radio Australia

A State of Emergency will come into effect this Friday, in an area around the Porgera Gold Mine [joint venture Barrick Gold & Mineral Resources Enga] in Papua New Guinea's Enga Province, in an attempt to try and stop illegal mining. Five people...

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Article
13 June 2013

[PDF] Laos: Caught on camera. The enforced disappearance of Sombath Somphone

Author: Amnesty International

Sombath Somphone, aged 61, is a well-known and respected member of civil society in...Laos...[O]n 15 December 2012...traffic police stopped Sombath...He was taken away in a pick-up truck and never made it home. Six months on, his fate and whereabouts...

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28 August 2012

Protesters challenge Vedanta on human rights [India & UK]

Author: Simon Goodley, Guardian [UK]

Campaigners highlighting environmental and human rights breaches by...Vedanta Resources have been intimidated by police forces and subjected to trumped up charges...The allegations were made by...Amnesty International at the FTSE 100 group's annual...

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