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19 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...

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Article
24 March 2017
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Author: Association Sherpa, dans La Tribune (France)

« Quand les multinationales réduisent les défenseurs des droits humains au silence », 23 mars 2017...

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Story
15 February 2017
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Report
21 December 2016

Report highlights shrinking civic space for natural resource activists & calls for collective action

Author: CIVICUS & Publish What You Pay

“Against all odds: The perils of fighting for natural resource justice”, 3 December 2016...

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Article
9 December 2016
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Author: Greenpeace

« Une victoire pour les forêts africaines : la Socfin s’engage enfin sur le Zéro Déforestation », 8 décembre 2016...

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Article
4 October 2016

Coalition of civil society organizations calls on Socfin to disassociate from former country director's statement that accused govt. of surrendering its authority to NGOs; Socfin did not respond

Author: Human Rights Defenders Network Sierra Leone

"Shrinking Civil Society Space in Sierra Leone: Silencing Freedom of Expression", 7 Sep 2016...

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Company non-response
4 October 2016

Socfin did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre sought Socfin’s response to Human Rights Defenders Network Sierra Leone’s statement.  It did not respond.

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Story
9 June 2016
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Article
15 April 2016
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Author: Basta! (France)

« Plainte en diffamation : Bolloré perd son procès contre Bastamag », 14 avril 2016...

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Company response
1 March 2016

Socfin response

Author: Socfin

Sierra Leone’s Supreme Court ruled in favour of the Socfin Agricultural Company (Socfin Group) concerning the abuses committed, since 2013, by 6 persons (oil palm damaging) in its plantation. It is regrettable that certain organisations interpret this...

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