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17 July 2013

Thomson Safaris lawsuit (re Maasai in Tanzania)

On 3 February 2010, semi nomadic Maasai pastoralists filed a claim in Tanzania against Tanzania Breweries (TB) and Tanzania Conservation Ltd (TC), alleging that the companies forcefully evicted the plaintiffs from their ancestral land, and acquired it...

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17 July 2013

Thomson Safaris lawsuit (re Maasai in Tanzania)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 3February 2010, semi nomadic Maasai pastoralists filed a claim in Tanzania against Tanzania Breweries (TB) and Tanzania Conservation Ltd (TC), alleging that the companies forcefully evicted the plaintiffs from their ancestral land, and acquired it...

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22 April 2014

Tanzanian Maasai Villagers Win Fight For Information about Land-Grabs and Forced Eviction against Luxury Boston Safari Company

Author: Marissa Vahlsing & Lucy Claridge, EarthRights International

A high-end safari operator must turn over documents and testimony about alleged land-grabbing and violence to the leaders of three Maasai villages in Tanzania, according to an order issued…by a federal magistrate judge in Boston. The villagers...

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22 April 2014

US court orders Thomson Safaris to disclose documents in lawsuit over alleged land grabs & abuses in Tanzania

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26 April 2014

"Steep Rise in Allegations of Human Rights Abuse as Boom in Investment Brings Hope of Prosperity - New briefing paper on business and human rights in Eastern Africa" (announcement)

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26 April 2014

[PDF] Steep Rise in Allegations of Human Rights Abuse as Boom in Investment Brings Hope of Prosperity

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In a new briefing paper...Business & Human Rights Resource Centre...identifies three key trends in companies’ human rights impacts in the region...Executive Director...Phil Bloomer said: “The threat of the infamous ‘Resource Curse’ hangs heavy...

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2 February 2015

New EarthRights International Blog: "New Transnational Strategies in Pursuit of Justice"

Author: Michelle Harrison, EarthRights International

The Business & Human Rights Resource Center’s (BHRRC) latest Annual Briefing confirms what those of us working for corporate accountability already knew:  2014 was bleak for victims of corporate human rights abuse seeking remedies and...

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11 May 2015

Book documents indigenous peoples' experience with access to remedy for corporate abuses

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14 January 2016

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin highlights actions by communities to hold companies accountable

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

"Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 19, January 2016", 14 Jan 2016...

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15 January 2016
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Author: Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme

Bienvenue à notre bulletin trimestriel sur la responsabilité juridique des entreprises, qui met en relief un sujet particulier tous les trimestres, de même que des développements importants en matière de responsabilité juridique des entreprises. La...

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