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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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Story
23 February 2016
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Company response
22 February 2016
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Author: Socfin

La Haute Cour de Sierra Leone a rendu justice en faveur de la Socfin Agricultural Company (GroupeSocfin) pour des exactions commises, depuis 2013, par six personnes (dégradation de palmiers) dans sa plantation. Il est regrettable que certaines...

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Story
21 February 2016

Sierra Leone: NGOs denounce imprisonment of community members opposing Socfin plantations; includes company response

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