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4 April 2019

Guinée : Des banques françaises financent une mine de bauxite; les habitants parlent d’accaparement de terres et de la destruction de leur environnement

Author: Jean-Michel Meyer, Reporterre

« Les banques françaises financent une mine énorme et polluante en Guinée », 4 avril 2019...

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27 March 2019

Cambodia: Rattanakiri provincial governor agrees to return land to indigenous communities after 10 years of a Vietnamese company's occupation

Author: The Asahi Shimbun

"Cambodia returns land taken from indigenous people", 27 March 2019...

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18 March 2019

Commentary: Consequences of US Supreme Court ruling on lack of immunity of Intl. Finance Corp. for accountability mechanisms

Author: Kristina Daugirdas, Just Security (USA)

"What Comes Next: After Supreme Court Reduced Obstacles to Suing International Organizations", 13 Mar 2019...

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18 March 2019

Canadian govt. releases guidance for private sector support for human rights defenders & civic freedoms

Author: Global Affairs Canada

"CSR Snapshot #7 – Private Sector Support for Human Rights Defenders: A Primer for Canadian Businesses", 04 Mar 2019...

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11 March 2019

Guinea: Local communities filed a complaint against the World Bank for financing destructive bauxite mine

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11 March 2019

Guinea: Victims file a criminal complaint against Guinean security forces for crackdown on AngloGold Ashanti protesters

Author: Inclusive Development International (IDI)

"Criminal complaint lodged against Guinean security forces for crackdown on electricity protests against AngloGold Ashanti", 28 February 2019...

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11 March 2019
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4 March 2019
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Author: Financial Afrik

« USA: la Banque Mondiale perd son immunité », 28 février 2019...

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28 February 2019

US Supreme Court rules Intl. Finance Corp. not entitled to "absolute" immunity & can be sued in US courts

On 27 February 2019, the US Supreme Court issued a decision stating that the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector affiliate of the World Bank Group,  was not immune from proceedings in courts. This claim will have a direct impact...

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14 February 2019

New report: Transforming the global apparel industry through worker-led strategies

Author: International Labor Rights Forum

"Future of Fashion: Worker-Led Strategies", 13 February 2019...

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