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25 May 2017

Tanzania: President sacks mining minister for alleged collusion with firms to evade tax; Acacia denies allegations

Tanzania President fired his mining minister following an investigation into possible undeclared exports by mining companies to evade tax. Acacia Mining has denied the allegations saying it "that it fully declares everything of commercial value".  

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24 May 2017

Weekly Update - 23 May 2017: UN report on states’ complaint mechanisms for high-risk sectors

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23 May 2017

European insurance firms still underwriting coal projects, Profundo report finds; NGOs call for policy change

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22 May 2017

South Africa: Informal miners protest against Kimberly Ekapa Mining for allegedly operating without a permit

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21 May 2017

As AIIB finalises energy strategy, NGOs urge bank to abandon coal to keep its “lean, clean & green” promises

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19 May 2017

Intl. Criminal Court asked to investigate Chiquita executives over alleged crimes against humanity in Colombia

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17 May 2017

Italy/Colombia: Enel suspends contract with Drummond & Prodeco (part of Glencore); NGOs cite human rights abuse

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17 May 2017

Weekly Update - 17 May 2017: Technology for human rights - "Landmark" partnership between Microsoft & OHCHR

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16 May 2017

Japan: Govt. & ILO sign unique partnership to advance “decent work” at 2020 Olympic Games

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12 May 2017

Malawi: Report on how media campaign reduced land acquisition for agribusiness at expense of peasant farmers

In Chikhwawa and Nkhotakota Districts in Malawi, there have been grave reports of land grabbing and land related conflict due to the expansion of sugarcane cultivation. LandNet Malawi conducted a successful media campaign resulting in the minimisation...

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