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6 August 2018

Companies involved in Jerusalem light rail expansion accused of violating international law

In June 2018, a group of international, Palestinian, and French NGOs published a report accusing Alstom, Egis Group, and Systra of violating international law due to their involvement in expanding the Jerusalem light rail system. According to the...

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6 August 2018

Egis Group did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Egis Group to respond to allegations concerning violations of international law, due to its involvement in expanding the Jerusalem light rail system. Egis Group did not respond.

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6 August 2018

Systra did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Systra to respond to allegations concerning violations of international law, due to its involvement in expanding the Jerusalem light rail system. Systra did not respond.

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23 July 2018

Alstom responded

Author: Catherine Patillon-Kalfa, Alstom

... We refer to your email of 16 July 2018 and your invitation to respond to alleged violations of international law in the occupied Palestinian territories in relation to Alstom’s participation in the construction of the Jerusalem light-rail system....

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22 July 2018

Laos: Families displaced by railroad project linking country to China still unpaid

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Lao Citizens Displaced by China-Linked Railroad Project Still Not Paid For Losses", 19 July 2018...

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10 July 2018

Kenya: Govt. agency probes allegations of racism against China Road & Bridge Corporation against local staff

Kenya Railways has given China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), the Chinese operator of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), 72 hours to respond to claims of mistreatment of local staff. The directive follows media reports of mistreatment of local sta...

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22 June 2018

Kenya: Locals fear proposed major infrastructure project will result in lost livelihoods & cultural identity

Author: Nick Young, Africanarguments.com

"We’ll be like a museum”: Lamu locals fear huge regional infrastructure plan"...

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15 June 2018
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Author: Servidores Mobilizados da Funai/Justiça Global (Brazil)

“Carta pública contra o loteamento político da FUNAI e o desmonte da política indigenista”, 13 de junho de 2018...

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12 May 2018

Laos: Families displaced by mega railway project await compensation; villagers no longer have income for food

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Families in Oudomxay Province First to Receive Compensation From Lao-China Railway", 8 May 2018...

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16 April 2018
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