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18 May 2017

Court stops Kenya Airports Authority from evicting locals to pave way for airport expansion

Author: Charles Lwanga, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Court bars KAA from paying off residents to expand Malindi airport"...

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Article
16 May 2017

USA: Arizona farm accused of labour abuses against Mexican migrant workers

Author: Natalie Kitroeff & Geoffrey Mohan, LA Times (USA)

“Arizona farm accused of abusing Mexican migrant workers”,  15 May 17...

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Article
8 May 2017

Uganda: Families appeal court order re-evicting them from land initially earmarked for oil waste management plant

Author: Oil in Uganda

"Rwamutonga families to be re-evicted; Masindi court has ordered"...

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Report
7 May 2017

So. Africa: Social & Labour Plans system needs "a radical overhaul" to accord workers in mining companies and host communities a central role, says report

Author: Centre for Applied Legal Studies, Univ. of the Witwatersrand (South Africa

[Original publication date: March 2017]...

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Story
4 May 2017

UEFA adds human rights & anti-corruption to bidding criteria for Euro 2024 tournament

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Article
4 May 2017

USA: Supreme Court rules cities can sue banks for racial targeting of borrowers in housing crisis

Author: Mark Sherman, Associated Press

"Supreme Court says cities can sue banks under anti-bias law", 1 May 2017...

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3 May 2017
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3 May 2017

Brazil: Rural workers denounce persecutions and attacks, including poisoning, perpetrated by Suzano Papel e Celulose; the company denied the accusations

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Company response
29 April 2017

Aureus Mining response

Author: Avesoro Resources [formerly Aureus Mining] (United Kingdom)

"Avesoro Resources [formerly Aureus Mining] has strong community relations and places significant emphasis on supporting, empowering and collaborating with our host communities...Avesoro has constructed a local school, church and mosque, and the...

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Story
29 April 2017

Liberia: Community divided over whether Avesoro Resources has met obligations, including to house displaced families - company responds

Some aggrieved community members of Grand Cape Mount County in western Liberia have reportedly threatened to take Avesoro Resources, formerly Aureus Mining, to court for allegedly reneging on promises contained in its concession agreement. One...

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