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Rafael Marques is an independent Angolan journalist, recipient of numerous international awards including the recent Freedom of Expression award from Index on Censorship. Rafael is due to stand on trial on 24 March 2015 in Angola. He faces 11 defamati...

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10 February 2000
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Auteur: Matt Wells, Guardian [UK]

A British company that supplied arms to Rwanda during the country's civil war has been linked to the former army chief arrested in Britain on suspicion of genocide…Research by aid organisations, the UN, and journalists has not established that any firm...

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1 April 2002
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Auteur: edited by Virginia Haufler, University of Maryland, on U.N. Global Compact website

Members of the UN Global Compact Policy Dialogue on Business in Zones of Conflict participate in a number of multistakeholder partnerships that seek to reduce or prevent violent conflict, manage the effects of conflict, or rebuild a country previously...

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17 November 2002

[PDF] Le commerce de bois africain à l’origine de conflits et de pauvreté : agissons maintenant

Auteur: Filip Verbelen, Greenpeace

L’appel de la communauté internationale pour mettre fin au commerce de bois comme élément des économies de guerre ne fait que commencer…L’exploitation forestière peut…générer d’importants bénéfices avec relativement peu d’investissements, ce qui...

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1 September 2003
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Auteur: Jessica Banfield (International Alert), Virginia Haufler (University of Maryland), Damian Lilly (independent consultant)

Private sector activity...is a significant factor influencing the shape and intensity of many conflicts...The basic thesis of the report...is that conflict sensitive business, and its promotion by public policymaking institutions, could become an...

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25 November 2003
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Auteur: Sudan Tribune

Human Rights Watch (HRW)…in a report entitled "Sudan, Oil and Human Rights,"…accused the Sudanese government of displacing hundreds of thousands of civilians, and oil companies of being accomplices seeking to control oilfields…The 754-page report...

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1 August 2005
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Auteur: Michael Page (International Alert), Simon Rynn, Zack Taylor and David Wood (Saferworld)

This report surveys the development, conduct and regulation of the private security industry in the eight countries currently party to the European Union’s Stability Pact for South East Europe…Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the...

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1 January 2006
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Auteur: Padma Jyoti, Hemlata Rai, Armin Hofmann, Helmut Grossmann

The National Business Initiative for peace (NBI)…aim[s] to harness private sector efforts in conflict transformation…[It] consists of…business associations in Nepal…The strategy aims at engaging local businesses for conflict transformation…Businesses...

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28 February 2006
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Auteur: Human Rights Advocates

This study emphasizes the continuing need integrate the gender perspective into the human rights of women by furthering efforts to decrease trafficking in persons and address the role of military demand in trafficking, including the role of both...

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1 April 2006
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Auteur: Kathleen Kern, Tikkun Magazine

Since 1996, nearly four million people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from a conflict that has involved several rebel armies…These armed groups…all have important aspects in common: they target civilians and they all use rape as a...

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