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7 July 2014
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Author: Guineenews.org (Guinée)

"Exclusif: les travailleurs de Rio Tinto chassés à Beyla par des manifestants en colère", 4 juillet 2014...

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6 July 2014
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Author: Guineenews.org (Guinée)

"La Guinée enfin conforme à l'ITIE", 2 juillet 2014...

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26 June 2014

Uranium Film Festival 2014

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The 4th International Uranium Film Festival (IUFF) feature films chosen from more than 200 entries submitted from all over the world. The first ten films to be screened for the 2014 edition were announced on 2 April and the full list on 26 April, on...

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15 June 2014
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15 June 2014
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Author: Damantang Albert Camara, Lejourguinee.com (Guinée)

...le Gouvernement et ses partenaires Rio Tinto, Chinalco [Aluminum Corporation of China] et la SFI [Société Financière Internationale ont signé]...le Cadre d’investissement du Projet Simandou Sud. L’Assemblée Nationale a adopté...les deux conventions...

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3 June 2014

[PDF] Assessing Human Rights Impacts: Where the Rubber Hits the Road

Author: Global Compact Network UK

This primer was produced by the Global Compact Network UK to accompany "Assessing human rights impacts: where the rubber hits the road" event held on the 3rd June 2014 at Clifford Chance LLP, London, UK. Speakers from the following companies and...

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1 May 2014

[PDF] Evidence of Corporate Disclosure relevant to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Author: Shift

This research was conducted to inform understanding of how companies currently report on their human rights performance, and how this maps against the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights. The research reviewed corporate disclosure of...

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24 April 2014

Rana Plaza disaster: The unholy alliance of business and government in Bangladesh, and around the world [Bangladesh]

Author: Amnesty International

Over the past year, there have been various initiatives to provide compensation to the victims, involving government, global brands, and the International Labour Organisation (ILO). However, these efforts have so far proved insufficient, and survivors...

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16 April 2014

Elemental Human Rights and Sierra Leone’s Iron Ore

Author: Joe Kirschke, Engineering & Mining Journal

In...2012...Sierra Leone...witnessed a confrontation between police and workers...at a project owned by...African Minerals Ltd. (AML)... [P]olice unleashed...live ammunition...killing a female contractor while wounding eight...such episodes have...

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15 April 2014

Rio Tinto heavily blamed by protesters over 41 mine worker deaths

Author: Rupert Neate, Guardian (UK)

Global trade union IndustriAll...accused Rio [Tinto] of "very wide breaches of fundamental rights" and said the...mining company could have done more to prevent the 41 deaths last year. Kemal Özkan, assistant general secretary of IndustriAll, said the...

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