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10 September 2014
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Author: La Voix de l'Amérique (Etats-Unis)

"BP fustigé pour sa « négligence »", 10 septembre 2014...

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5 September 2014

UN calls on Azerbaijan to make state oil firm SOCAR accountable to Parliament to avoid human rights abuses

Author: MaltaToday

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan, which owns 20% of the shares in ElectroGas Malta…has come under scrutiny of a United Nations human rights committee, which is calling for more accountability. The committee for business and human rights, operating...

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5 September 2014

US court finds BP grossly negligent & guilty of willful misconduct in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill

Author: Petrol Global News

"Judge: BP 'grossly negligent' in Deepwater Horizon spill", 4 Sep 2014...

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4 September 2014

In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon" in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2010

Author: US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

The Court’s conclusions relative to the Phase One trial…: BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (“BPXP”) is subject to enhanced civil penalties under the Clean Water Act (“CWA”)…as the discharge of oil was the result of BPXP’s gross negligence and...

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2 September 2014

Halliburton agrees to $1.1bn settlement for role in US Deepwater Horizon oil disaster

Author: Al Jazeera

"Halliburton to pay $1.1bn for US Gulf spill", 2 Sep 2014...

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21 August 2014

The 2015 European Games in Azerbaijan: Human Rights Violations Already

Author: Michael Kourabas, in Triple Pundit

As oil-rich Azerbaijan prepares to host next year’s inaugural ‘European Games,’ the Azerbaijani government has stepped up its crackdown on activists speaking out against its abysmal human rights record.  As of this writing, more than 20 human rights...

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6 August 2014

Global Witness urges USA to push for transparency in natural resource wealth management to transform lives in Africa

Author: Simon Taylor & Corinna Gilfillan, Global Witness

"Ending corruption is the key to ending poverty in Africa. Will President Obama push it at this week’s summit?" 5 August 2014...

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31 July 2014

McDonald's should apply to franchisees similar working conditions model used for its suppliers, says Christine Bader

Author: Christine Bader, visiting scholar at Columbia University

"McDonald's Already Knows How to Manage Its Franchisee Labor Practices"...

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22 July 2014
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Author: Nnimmo Bassey, Pambazuka News

"Le pillage des ressources du continent constituent une nouvelle vague de colonisation", 21 juillet 2014...

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22 July 2014

USA: Judge orders company claimant & law firm to return settlement payments from BP over Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Author: Amanda Bronstad, National Law Journal (USA)

"BP Claimant, Attorneys, Ordered to Return Settlement Cash", 21 Jul 2014 [Subscription required]...

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