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Author: Nils Rosemann, published by Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)
This study aims to illustrate patterns of behavioural rules derived from corporate obligations, and to deduce from these a draft Code of Conduct (CoC) for Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs). The purpose of a Code of Conduct for [PMSCs] is...
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[PDF] Universal Periodic Review - Ghana (May 2008) Human Rights violations in the context of large-scale mining operations - Submission by FIAN International
Author: FoodFirst Information & Action Network
The intention of this submission is to draw attention to the number and intensity of human rights violations in the context of large-scale mining operations in Ghana...During the reporting period, the expansion of existing as well as the development...
- Related stories: Ghana: Report says deployment of military to mining areas has led to serious human rights violations
- Related in-depth areas: Complicity - an introduction Displacement - an introduction Right to food - an introduction
- Related companies: AngloGold Ashanti Golden Star Resources Newmont Red Back Mining
Author: Rafael Marques de Morais (talk delivered at Anthropology Department, Goldsmiths, University of London)
Angola is the third largest oil producer in Africa...and the fifth largest diamond producer in the world. Its endowment in natural resources has brought much destruction to its people and its soil, for it has always attracted an unscrupulous...
Author: Jonathan Watts, Guardian [UK]
Enkhmaa – an illegal gold miner…says the Mongolian police seized, beat and imprisoned her for wandering too close to a foreign-owned mine… Russian and local firms have bought up concessions to mine the land [around Ogoomor, Mongolia]… For years, the...
[PDF] Release of IPT [Indian People's Tribunal] Report on Kashipur: An Enquiry into Mining and Human Rights Violations in Kashipur, Orissa
Author: Indian People's Tribunal on Environment & Human Rights
An eight member multidisciplinary panel of the Indian People’s Tribunal headed by Justice S. N. Bhargava (Former Chief Justice Sikkim High Court) enquired into alleged human rights and environment violations created by a bauxite-mining project...
- Related stories: Indian People's Tribunal raises serious human rights & environmental concerns about proposed Uktal bauxite mine in Orissa (joint venture Hindalco & Alcan)
- Related in-depth areas: Environment - An introduction Health - an introduction India Indigenous peoples - an introduction Other authors, including governments
- Related companies: Aditya Birla Group Alcan (now Rio Tinto Alcan) Hindalco (part of Aditya Birla Group) Vedanta Resources
The Fight for Gold: Police Violently Repress Peaceful Protest at International Mining Conference in Andean Region of Argentina
Author: Centre for Human Rights & Environment (CEDHA - Argentina)
Andalgalá, Catamarca...Local citizens suffered a brutal beating, teargas, and rubber bullets fired by local police at a pro-mining meeting...between high government officials and mining representatives...when [the citizens] claimed their right to know...
- Related stories: Argentina: Police repress protest at mining conference
- Related companies: Barrick Gold Goldcorp Northern Orion Resources Xstrata (part of Glencore Xstrata)
Three civilians were killed in violent clashes between Sudanese police and residents protesting the construction of a dam on the Nile river north of Khartoum, police said...Nine people, including four policemen, were also wounded in the clashes Friday...
Author: Jeremy Lovell, Reuters
An advisor to the European Union on illegal logging called yesterday for the creation of a specialist group of international environment police to catch criminals plundering the Earth's resources.