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"Disappearances"

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10 October 2001

Africa: dangerous rise in trade union rights violations

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10 October 2001
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Author: Confederación Internacional de Organizaciones Sindicales Libres

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10 October 2001
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Author: Confédération internationale des syndicats libres

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1 September 2001

Moving Mountains book and order form

Author: Geoff Evans, James Goodman & Nina Lansbury, eds. - Mineral Policy Institute

Moving Mountains brings together authors from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and geographies, to examine the operations of transnational mining companies, and strategies to challenge these activities [description of "Moving Mountains:...

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1 August 2001

Aceh: Lawsuit accuses Exxon Mobil of complicity in abuses

Author: Down to Earth Newsletter

The US-based oil giant Exxon Mobil is being challenged in an American court over its implication in human rights abuses committed by Indonesian troops in the war-torn territory of Aceh.

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Article
18 June 2001

Thailand: The "disappearance" of labour leader

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions and Amnesty International

"Ten years have passed since Tanong Pho-arn, the President of the Labour Congress of Thailand (LCT), went missing in the aftermath of the February 1991 coup d'etat, yet no progress has been made in discovering his fate or the circumstances of his ...

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Article
20 April 2001

Oil companies are destroying my country [Sudan]

Author: Independent [UK]

From an address given by the Sudanese clergyman Anthony Poggo to the Annual General Meeting of BP Amoco

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Article
1 December 2000

Mercedes Benz: Industry and Human Rights

Author: Gaby Weber, Le Monde Diplomatique, Southern Cone edition

During the Argentinian dictatorship at least 13 members of the union Internal Commission at Mercedes Benz disappeared...While the criminal prosecution was not allowed in Germany against Daimler Chrysler, German justice did allow proceedings against...

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1 December 2000
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Author: Gaby Weber, Le Monde Diplomatique, edicíon Cono Sur

...Durante la dictadura desaparecieron por lo menos trece miembros de la Comisión Interna sindical de la Mercedes Benz en Argentina...Mientras la denuncia penal no se acceptó contra Daimler Chrysler en Alemania, la justicia alemana abrió la causa...

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21 July 2000

Harming the Healers: Violations of the human rights of health professionals

Author: Amnesty International

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