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26 October 2007

Burma junta’s exports lose sparkle

Author: Amy Kazmin, Financial Times

Burma’s...rubies, jade and other gemstones...have...been a key source of foreign exchange for a cash-starved junta... [E]xecutives at Cartier [part of Richemont]..., [recently told] their cut-stone suppliers that they would not buy any more gems mined...

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27 July 2007

Demands grow for British firms to cut links with Burmese regime

Author: James Macintyre and James Moore, Independent [UK]

Politicians and campaigners rallied behind The Independent's highlighting of Burma's appalling human rights abuses, and called for British businesses to sever links with the country's regime...But Rolls-Royce's director of corporate affairs, Charles...

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26 May 2006

Making markets work for forests and people in Ghana

Author: Julia Cass, for WWF

The ride from Accra...to Samreboi...reveals the impact of 50 years of indiscriminate logging...This loss of forest is not only threatening Ghana’s fragile economy, but the livelihoods of people who depend on forests...The GFTN [Global Forest and Trade...

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24 August 2004

New list of companies directly, indirectly linked to Burma, additions incl. Lloyd’s of London, Rolls Royce, Ericsson, Alcatel, Swift

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24 August 2004

The Dirty List - Companies supporting the regime in Burma

Author: Burma Campaign UK

[Companies on the list: Abercrombie & Kent, Adventures Abroad, Alcatel, Alexander Rose, Andrew Brock Travel, Aon Corporation, Aquatic, Arnold Laver Timberworld, Asean Explorer, Asia Optical, Audley Travel, Lauda Air (part of Austrian Airlines),...

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