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1 December 2008

[PDF] Code of Conduct: Tool for Self-Regulation for Private Military and Security Companies

Author: Nils Rosemann, published by Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

This study aims to illustrate patterns of behavioural rules derived from corporate obligations, and to deduce from these a draft Code of Conduct (CoC) for Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs). The purpose of a Code of Conduct for [PMSCs] is...

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27 June 2006

[DOC] WorleyParsons Komex response to comments regarding the circumstances of the termination of Ahmad el-Droubi's employment [Egypt]

Author: WorleyParsons Komex

WorleyParsons Komex acknowledges that Mr. Ahmad el-Droubi was a former employee of the Company. The company would prefer not to comment on private employment matters, however given the nature of the issues raised we confirm that Mr. el-Droubi's...

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20 June 2006

Sacked activist finally gets his pay cheque [Egypt]

Author: Hossam el-Hamalawy, Arabist.net

Ahmad el-Droubi...opened the letter, it was nothing but a sweet cheque from his former employer [WorleyParsons Komex] that had his unpaid salary and consultancy fees. The cheque Droubi received this morning signifies two things: First, it is an...

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15 June 2006

Activists continue to face difficulties [Egypt]

Author: Joseph Mayton, Daily Star [Egypt]

...the lawsuit [of] Ahmed El Droubi...has begun to pick up steam. He has already sent a letter of complaint to his former employer [WorleyParsons Komex] seeking compensation for what he says is unlawful termination of his contract...a group of fellow...

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12 June 2006

Released detainee fired from his job [Egypt]

Author: Hossam el-Hamalawy, Arabist.net

I received a message from Kefaya activist Ahmad el-Droubi—who was detained by State Security police on April 24, then taken to Tora Prison for 33 days—saying he was fired from his job, as an ecologist with WorleyParsons Komex. The decision, according...

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1 June 2006

Egypt: WorleyParsons Komex employee Ahmad el-Droubi detained by State Security police following involvement in peaceful pro-democracy sit-in, then released without charge and dismissed from his job shortly after - el-Droubi alleges the dismissal was...

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1 June 2006

Why Egypt Is Cracking Down on Bloggers

Author: Lindsay Wise, Time Magazine

While blogging has put some young activists in danger, it also has provided a venue for friends and family to agitate for their release...When 23-year-old Ahmed El Droubi was beaten and arrested at a peaceful sit-in a month ago, his friends and fellow...

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Company response
28 January 2006

Response by WorleyParsons: Employee alleges dismissal after involvement in peaceful pro-democracy sit-in was due to his political activities.

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1 August 2005

India: NGO report accuses Vedanta Resources of displacing communities, violating environmental laws & workers' rights

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1 August 2005

[PDF] full report: "Vedanta Resources plc Counter Report 2005 - Ravages through India"

Author: Nostromo Research & India Resource Center

[also refers to Bharat Aluminum Company (BALCO), Madras Aluminium Company (MALCO), Vedanta Alumina, Hindustan Zinc (all part of Vedanta Resources); Sterlite Industries (major shareholder of Vedanta Resources), Twin Star Holdings, Volcan Investments,...

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