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2 January 2018

Construction and mining magnates among 52 individuals and entities sanctioned by US Govt. over corruption and human rights abuses

Sanctions are part of the implementation of the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act passed in 2016.

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2 January 2018

US imposes sanctions against Dan Gertle & 18 other businessmen under First Global Magnitsky Act for complicity in human rights violations

The US  has announced sanctions against 52 people and entities from around the world over alleged human rights abuses and corruption. This includes Israeli billionaire Gertler over Congo deals and Benjamin Bol Mel of South Sudan. Announcing the...

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20 October 2017

Commentary: “To influence the Myanmar military, we need to undermine their finances through sanctions & by targeting key industries”

Author: Neena Gill, Member of the European Parliament, on Euractiv

"Myanmar: It’s time to bring back sanctions", 20 Oct 2017...

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6 October 2017
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Author: Auriane Kerbrat, Transportissimo (France)

« La Supply Chain ou le risque de l'esclavage moderne en Europe », 5 octobre 2017...

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2 October 2017

Amnesty Int'l report alleges UK-registered S-Profit complicit in illicit arms trade to war-torn So. Sudan

Amnesty International's report has alleged that UK-registered S-Profit acted as an intermediary in huge prospective arms deals to war-torn South Sudan. The company has denied the allegations thanks to regulatory gaps which are making the UK a hotspot...

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2 October 2017
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Author: AFP

« Un site "cartographie" les sanctions de l'UE pour aider les entreprises », 29 septembre 2017...

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25 September 2017
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31 July 2017

EU court upholds asset freeze of Badica & Kardiam companies over alleged trade of conflict diamonds & supporting armed groups in Central African Republic

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25 July 2017
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Author: RFI

"RCA: face aux rumeurs sur une saisie de diamants, le gouvernement fait le point", 25 juillet 2017...

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21 July 2017
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Author: Benjamin Polle, Jeune Afrique

"Embargo sur les diamants centrafricains : maintien des sanctions de l’UE contre Badica et Kardiam", 20 juillet 2017...

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