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10 August 2015
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25 January 2015

India’s Compensation for Nuclear Liability and Damages law remain unchanged, risk assessment transferred to commercial opeartors & suppliers

Author: Suhasini Haider, Hindu

Prime Minister Modi and President Obama announced a “breakthrough understanding” that would allow the commercialization of the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal launched in 2005...The breakthrough also signaled a significant diplomatic victory for India’s...

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24 January 2015

In open letter to Modi, Obama, Gujarat villages seek public debate on nuclear power

Author: Rahi Gaikwad

Heads of four villages in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar district have written an open letter to United States President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling for a public discussion and debate on the proposed 6,000-MW Mithivirdi Nuclear...

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22 January 2015

India: Discussions with business leaders at CEO Forum & patent laws among other topics to be discussed during Obama's visit

US President Barack Obama will start a three-day landmark trip to India on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to build on what he has said will be one of the defining relationships of the 21st century. Obama, who is the first US president to be...

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4 March 2014

Ukraine crisis fuels debate on Moscow bid to expand Czech nuclear plant

Author: AFP

…Russia's moves in Ukraine…sparked splits among Czech officials on Moscow's bid for a multi-billion-dollar contract to expand a Czech nuclear plant. Speaking after Russian troops poured into Ukraine's Black Sea peninsula of Crimea in violation of...

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6 October 2009
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Author: Afrique Avenir

Certains pays africains ont déjà su tirer profit de cette nouvelle demande [pour leur minerais]... Reste que l’essentiel de la transformation des minerais africains continue de se faire dans d’autres régions. L’Afrique du Sud constitue la seule...

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1 July 2004

[PDF] full report: "In Our Court: ATCA, Sosa and the Triumph of Human Rights"

Author: EarthRights International

This report seeks to summarize the history, jurisprudence and politics of ATCA in order to explain how this relatively obscure law became a lightning rod in the world of business and human rights...[refers to Unocal, Chevron (part of ChevronTexaco),...

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25 January 2003

Abuse of 18th Century Law Threatens U.S. Economic and Security Interests

Author: Daniel T. Griswold, Associate Director of Center for Trade Policy Studies at the Cato Institute

...in the last two decades, critics of global capitalism have turned the law [Alien Tort Claims Act] against U.S. corporations doing business in countries whose governments have been accused of human rights and environmental abuses. [refers to...

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14 August 2002

Unions [UK unions] back US nuclear staff over racism claim

Author: Marie Woolf, Independent [UK]

Leaders of six unions representing staff at British Nuclear Fuels' UK plants condemned the "shameful treatment" of workers at a site in America [Westinghouse Savannah River Company in South Carolina] in which the company has a big financial stake.

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13 August 2002

British Nuclear Fuels sued by black workers at U.S. plant who claim it shares responsibility for assigning jobs that exposed them to almost twice the radiation as white employees (Westinghouse Savannah River Co.)

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