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16 January 2017

Nigeria: Protesters shut down Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals over death of a community leader; say company short-changing them

Author: Ann Godwin, The Guardian (Nigeria)

"Protesters shut down petrochemical firm in Rivers", 17 Jan 2017...

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16 January 2017
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Author: Dachverband der Kritischen Aktionäre, London Mining Network

Eine düstere Hommage für die 34 Bergleute, die am 16. August 2012 von der südafrikanischen Polizei erschossen wurden. Begleitet von einer Klangkulisse, die Gewehrschüsse nachahmt, werden Fotos der ermordeten Bergleute hochgehalten und ihre Namen...

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16 January 2017
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Author: Más de 100 organizaciones; incluido el CIEDH

Más de 100 organizaciones de la sociedad civil, grupos, comunidades y académicos que trabajan en la defensa de los derechos humanos, interesados en el tema de la responsabilidad de las empresas en derechos humanos, preparamos de forma coordinada un...

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16 January 2017

NGOs & investors to challenge Lonmin at its Annual General Meeting to implement Marikana massacre commitments

Author: Association of Ethical Shareholders Germany, London Mining Network

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15 January 2017

Egypt: Detention of workers after strike against International Foodstuffs Co (IFFCO)

Author: Adham Youssef, Daily News (Egypt)

Two IFFCO workers in Suez detained on charges of striking, 3 January 2017...

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13 January 2017
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Author: NOVACT, International Institute for Nonviolent action

“La Fuerza Invisible en Colombia. Análisis del rol y el impacto de las Empresas Militares y de Seguridad Privada (EMSP) en los derechos humanos y en el proceso de construcción de paz en Colombia”...

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12 January 2017

So. Africa: 1 700 miners stage 2 day sit-in underground at Harmony Gold over bonuses; strike ends after company & unions intervention

1700 miners spent two nights underground at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine in Johanesburg. Formal demands from the workers, given to the company in the midst of the strike action, included the payment of a special bonus, the removal of the general...

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12 January 2017
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La situación de las comunidades que han vivido por años en medio de grandes proyectos de minería a cielo abierto sigue sin resolverse, según analistas de la Defensoría del Pueblo y del Congreso de la República.

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10 January 2017

Sri Lanka: Major protests against new Chinese port and special economic zone

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8 January 2017

Nigeria: 2 Chi Limited workers shot and killed by policemen during protest against perceived discrimination by company

Author: Afeez Hanafi, Punch (Nigeria)

"Policemen shoot protesting Chi Limited workers, kill two", 4 Jan 2017...

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