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24 August 2004

The Dirty List - Companies supporting the regime in Burma

Author: Burma Campaign UK

[Companies on the list: Abercrombie & Kent, Adventures Abroad, Alcatel, Alexander Rose, Andrew Brock Travel, Aon Corporation, Aquatic, Arnold Laver Timberworld, Asean Explorer, Asia Optical, Audley Travel, Lauda Air (part of Austrian Airlines),...

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31 January 2004

full report: "Dirty Metals: Mining Communities and the Environment"

Author: Earthworks and Oxfam America

...details the massive pollution, huge open pits, devastating community health effects, worker dangers and, in many cases, human rights abuses that have become hallmarks of gold and metals mining in countries such as Peru, Indonesia, Ghana and in parts...

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21 December 2003

Corporate Voluntarism and Human Rights: The Adequacy and Effectiveness of Voluntary Self-Regulation Regimes

Author: Penelope Simons, School of Social Sciences and Law, Oxford Brookes University, UK, in Relations industrielles: Équité, efficience, éthique ? La régulation sociale de l'entreprise mondialisée

This article reviews and assesses the language, human rights content and compliance mechanisms of the voluntary policies and/or codes developed by a number of corporations, industry groups, intergovernmental organizations and multistakeholder...

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6 June 2003

ICFTU releases background report on Burma and more names of companies linked to the country...as the regime increases its anti-democracy campaign

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

the ICFTU is publishing a document about the very serious human rights violations taking place there every day: forced labour, torture, confiscation of land, forced movement of people, and other crimes and abuses...The updated list names 375...

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26 June 2002

False Claims by Labour Groups Rejected as Ivanhoe Sets the Record Straight, Again, About Its Investment in Myanmar

Author: Edward Flood, Deputy Chairman, Ivanhoe Mines

The CLC/ICEM news release accused Ivanhoe of complicity in alleged human rights abuses in Myanmar and urged the company to abandon its investment in the country......

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25 June 2002

Concern about Ivanhoe Mines joint venture with Burmese military government

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25 June 2002

The whole world wants Ivanhoe to withdraw from Burma

Author: Canadian Labour Congress and ICEM

As the Canadian-based Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.'s holds its annual shareholders meeting today in Vancouver, the Canadian Labour Congress and the International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions (ICEM) are urging the company to...

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1 October 2000

Canadian Company Defends Self, [Burmese] Junta

Author: Irrawaddy

Ivanhoe Mines, a Canadian-based company whose operations in Burma have recently come under renewed scrutiny following the release of a report by a mining watchdog group, has come out in defense of its Burmese business partners, the ruling SPDC...by...

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19 September 2000

Ivanhoe Mines Condemns Blatant Falsehoods, Bias And Misrepresentations In Activists' Mining Documents

Author: Daniel Kunz, President of Ivanhoe Mines

Canadian Friends of Burma and MiningWatch Canada distributed a document on Monday, September 18, 2000, which purports to be a report on mining in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma... References to Ivanhoe Mines and its Myanmar copper project within the...

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1 February 2000

Grave Diggers: A report on mining in Burma

Author: Roger Moody

[refers to Newmont, East Asia Gold, Myanma Gem Enterprise, ECI Minerals, Ivanhoe Mines, Mandalay Mining, First Dynasty, Indochina Goldfields (now part of Ivanhoe Mines), Sumitomo Metal Mining, Marubeni, First Marathon, Nesbitt Burns, Rio Tinto, Tiger...

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