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Blog post
8 March 2016

Innovative Strategies for Supporting Communities’ Demands for Accountability

Author: Marco Simons, Zamira Djabarova, and Tamara Morgenthau, EarthRights International

EarthRights International shares the latest strategies in their human rights litigation toolkit and the ways they can be used to help local communities hold corporations to account.

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Article
2 November 2015

Background: Conflict minerals & EU responsible mineral sourcing regulation

Note: This page provides background information on responsible mineral sourcing, the impacts of mineral trade on human rights & conflict, as well as the proposed EU regulation.  It is not an exhaustive list of sources.Background on due diligence...

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Blog post
30 June 2015

Through strategic litigation, there is a chance to impact the law or create a change in policy

Author: Febi Yonesta, director, LBH Jakarta (Indonesia)

Sif Thorgeirsson & Elodie Aba speak to Febi Yonesta, director of LBH Jakarta (Jakarta Legal Aid Institute) in Indonesia, who recently litigated a case against water privatisation.

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Blog post
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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Blog post
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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Blog post
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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Blog post
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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