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20 January 2018

India: Maharashtra state reports highest number of illegal mining cases in last four years in the country but lowest number of prosecutions

Author: Badri Chatterjee, Hindustan Times (India)

“Maharashtra reported most cases of illegal mining in the country between 2013 and 2017.” 15 January 2018...

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7 January 2018

India: Northeast migrant workers flee Bengaluru plantations after home ministry asks business to identify undocumented immigrants, mainly from Bangladesh

Author: Times of India

"Northeast migrant workers flee Bengaluru plantations," 10 December 2017...

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15 September 2017

Uganda: Stop Child Labour Coalition working to end child labour, primarily in agribusiness & gold mining

Author: HIVOS

"Out of work and into school"...

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6 September 2017

UK: John Lewis & Habitat withdraw granite worktops over slavery concerns in India

Author: Kate Hodal & Peter Bengtsen, Guardian (UK)

"John Lewis and Habitat withdraw granite worktops over slavery concerns," 3 September 2017...

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23 August 2017

India: Report finds modern slavery, child labour & unsafe work at granite quarries - What should companies do?

Author: Stop Child Labour, India Committee of the Netherlands, Kerk in Actie

"The Dark Sites of Granite: Modern slavery, child labour and unsafe work in Indian granite quarries - What should companies do?," 23 August 2017 ...

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24 February 2017

Uganda: Sinohydro sued for using family's rock for dam construction without compensation

Author: Edward Ssekika, Oil in Uganda

"Family Sues Government for Unlawful Use of Rock"...

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2 December 2016

Beyond Effectiveness Criteria: The possibilities and limits of transnational non-judicial redress mechanisms

Author: May Miller-Dawkins, Kate Macdonald, University of Melbourne & Shelley Marshall, Monash University

November 2016...

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1 December 2016

Rajasthan Stone Quarries: Promoting Human Rights Due Diligence and Access to Redress in Complex Supply Chains

Author: Shelley Marshall, Monash University, Kate Taylor & Samantha Balaton-Chrimes, Deakin University

November 2016...

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29 November 2016

Non-judicial grievance mechanisms: 19 reports highlight case studies, analyse redress mechanisms, provide recommendations to co.s & govts.

Package of materials on non-judicial grievance mechanisms by Non-Judicial Human Rights Redress Mechanisms Project including: 10 in depth case studies ...examining harms caused by mining, agribusiness and textile clothing and footwear production in Ind...

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Company response
22 November 2016

Seyani Brothers' says it strives to "ensure protection of human rights"

Author: Seyani Brothers (Uganda)

"Unfounded allegations against quarrying activities undertaken by the company at Nakisunga, Mukono, Uganda"...

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