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13 March 2018

Human rights defenders who challenge corporations at growing risk: Article analyses Resource Centre's database of attacks

Author: Annie Kelly, The Guardian (UK)

'Attacks and Killings': human rights activists at growing risk, study claims, 9 Mar 2018...

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18 June 2018

OECD Watch: Out of 18 OECD Guidelines complaints filed in 2017, 13 provided no remedy for victims of corporate abuse

Author: OECD Watch

"The State of Remedy under the OECD Guidelines: Understanding NCP cases completed in 2017 through the lens of remedy", 18 June 2018...

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29 October 2018
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Author: Fabien Grasser, Le Quotidien (Luxembourg)

« Belgique : des ONG dénoncent le financement de Socfin par ING », 24 octobre 2018...

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4 December 2018
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Author: La Première (Belgique)

« Au Bout du Jour - Séquence DDH: Droits de l'Homme en Entreprise», 3 décembre 2018...

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29 December 2018

Cambodia: CCHR's report shows impacts of land economic concession on communities and lack of law enforcement to safeguard land rights in three provinces

Author: Chheng Niem, The Phnom Penh Post

"Land dispute under spotlight", 25 December 2018...

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13 February 2019

Cambodia: French embassy denies visas for eleven people to attend a court hearing related to a complaint with a company in France

Author: Kimmarita Long, The Phnom Penh Post

"Ethnic group ‘disappointed’ to be denied French visas to attend court", 13 February 2019...

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Company non-response
25 February 2019
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Author: Sherpa

« Poursuites-bâillons du groupe Bolloré : désistement de Socfin et Socapalm dans l’action en diffamation contre Sherpa, le ReAct et Médiapart », 13 février 2019...

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12 March 2019

Sierra Leone: Communities lose access to and control over their land and were exposed to serious human rights violations and abuses since 2011: FIAN Belgium Report

Author: FIAN

“Land Grabbing for Palm Oil in Sierra Leone” ...

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Company response
1 April 2019

Socfin's response

Author: Socfin

Socfin’s response to Fian’s “Draft report extracts made available to Socfin before publication – Provisional title: Land Conflict in Malen – Analysis and lessons learned from a human perspective”...

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3 April 2019

Sierra Leone: Report alleges Socfin's operations exposing local communities to human rights violations including loss of livelihood & pollution; company denies allegations

A report by FIAN Belgium titled "Land Grabbing for Palm Oil in Sierra Leone : Analysis of the Socfin Case from a Human Rights Perspective" alleges that since the arrival of Socfin in 2011 as part of a large-scale investment in palm oil in the Southern...

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