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10 December 2018

NGO requests First Quantum Minerals to restore locals' livelihoods after resettlement to pave way for company's operations

Author: Network for Community Resource Governance (Zambia)

"Community Grievance Against FQM"...

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10 December 2018

Zambia: NGO says First Quantum Minerals failed to adequately restore locals' livelihoods after resettlement to pave way for mining operations; company did not respond

 A letter by Zambia-based Network for Community Resource Governance (NCRG) to First Quantum Minerals (FQM) reveals how the company failed to restore the local community's livelihood after it was resettled to pave way for the company's operations. The...

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25 September 2018

How local communities are defending community consent in mining, oil & gas projects in southern Africa

Mining companies and governments need to understand and respect the right to free, prior, and informed consent. The lives of activists are on the line. New research shows how more and more communities are finding ways to take action to protect their...

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18 September 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: Parent company liability for extraterritorial abuse

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30 July 2018
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Author: La Tribune Afrique

"Les chiffres des énergies renouvelables sur le continent africain", 27 juillet 2018...

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25 July 2018
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Author: France Info

« Au moins 207 défenseurs de l'environnement ont été tués en 2017, selon l'ONG Global Witness », 24 juillet 2017...

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24 July 2018
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Con una actualización de datos que recopilan lo ocurrido en 2017, la organización internacional da cuenta del incremento de asesinatos y ataques contra defensoras y defensores del territorio por su oposición a proyectos empresariales, en especial los...

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24 July 2018

New Global Witness report finds agribusiness is most dangerous sector for defenders

Author: Global Witness (UK)

"At what cost?: Irresponsible business and the murder of land and environmental defenders  in 2017"...

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16 July 2018

Zambia: Govt. agency to probe safety of consumer product after safety concerns

Author: The Zambian Observer

"Zambia Compulsory Standards Agency probing safety of Blue Band Margarine"...

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22 June 2018

Commentary: Businesses with African subsidiaries need to understand consequences of human rights abuses given increasing use of litigation

Author: Ben Rigby, African Law & Business (UK)

"Human rights and legal risks"...

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