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5 August 2010
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Author: Servindi

Trabajadores de la empresa minera Río Blanco [previamente Majaz, de Monterrico Metals, parte de Zijin] confirmaron que las veintiocho personas, entre campesinos y periodistas, que participaron en la protesta del año 2005 fueron víctimas de secuestro y...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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8 March 2010

[video] The Devil Operation (trailer) [Peru]

Author: Guarango Film & Video

Father Marco, a humble priest from the mountains of Peru, is being followed. A private security firm [Forza, part of Securitas] is filming and photographing the priest’s every move; their meticulous reports are code-named "The Devil Operation." Marco...

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17 November 2009
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Author: Coordinadora Nacional de Radio

Al menos cinco comuneros de Huancabamba (Piura) habrían sido detenidos y torturados por la Policía para que se autoincriminen por el ataque al campamento de la minera Río Blanco [parte de Monterrico Metals, de Zijin], ocurrido el 1 de noviembre. Así lo...

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9 June 2009

British Mining company faces injunction over torture allegations in Peru

Author: Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) [UK]

As alleged victims of torture in Peru bring an injunction against British mining company Monterrico Metals [part of Zijin], NGOs are calling for foreign victims of UK corporate abuses to have better access to justice in English Courts. In their...

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26 May 2009
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Author: Edmundo Cruz, La República [Perú]

Aún no se borran de la memoria las 78 vistas fotográficas...[donde] [s]e ve a un grupo de 29 personas...encapuchados con bolsas de polietileno negro, vendados, maniatados por la espalda. Muestran los rastros de los maltratos físicos a los que fueron...

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12 May 2009

Minera Yanacocha releases review of security & human rights policies under Voluntary Principles

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12 May 2009

[PDF] Comprehensive Review of Minera Yanacocha’s Policies Based on the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights - Executive summary [Peru]

Author: Dr. Gino Costa, commissioned by Newmont Mining and Minera Yanacocha

In 2007, Oxfam America and Newmont Mining Corporation…entered into a mediated dialogue under the auspices of the Voluntary Principles to address concerns raised by Oxfam America in regard to security practices at the Minera Yanacocha gold mining...

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18 March 2009

Peru blames police in copper mine torture case

Author: Dana Ford, Reuters

Peruvian prosecutors have accused police of torturing protesters at a mining camp in 2005 but cleared a British-Chinese metals company and its security firm of wrongdoing...A government investigation in the northern region of Piura found that more...

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18 March 2009
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Author: Dana Ford, Reuters

Fiscales peruanos acusaron a la policía de torturar a manifestantes en un proyecto minero en el 2005 pero absolvieron a sus dueños, una compañía minera china británica y a su firma de seguridad, de haber actuado de forma ilícita...Una investigación del...

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