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21 September 2017
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Author: France Info

« Un ex-responsable de Lafarge admet le versement de 20 000 euros par mois à l'Etat islamique », 20 septembre 2017...

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20 September 2017
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Según denuncias hechas públicas en una rueda de prensa, el periodista Fernando Villavicencio informó que los pagos irregulares en el contrato con la petrolera china (parte de China National Corporation) habrían causado detrimento patrimonial de la...

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19 September 2017

NGOs comment on new report of intergovernmental Working Group on private military & security companies

Author: Intl. Commission of Jurists

“UN Statement: Private Military Security Companies”...

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15 September 2017

Third Plenary Meeting of Montreux Document Forum: New mapping & contract tool offer guidance re human rights & security services

With the creation of the Montreux Document Forum (MDF) in 2014, participants established a platform for tackling their challenges in implementing the Montreux Document. On 27 and 28 April 2017, States, international organisations, and civil society...

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13 September 2017
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13 September 2017

Israel: Government plans to punish Amnesty International for campaigning against settlement business

Author: Amnesty International

“Reports Israeli government plans to retaliate against Amnesty International over settlements campaign”, 12 September 2017...

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12 September 2017

OPT: French civil society groups call on AXA to end alleged complicity in human rights abuse through its investments in Israeli banks & weapons manufacturer

AXA’s investments in three Israeli banks and a weapons manufacturer have been linked to human rights abuses and contraventions of international law. The three Israeli banks: Hapoalim, Leumi, and Mizrahi Tefahot, reportedly provide special loans for...

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12 September 2017
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Author: RFI

"Trafic de minerais en RDC: la Monusco dénonce de faux documents à son nom", 10 septembre 2017...

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11 September 2017
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Author: Lado B (México)

“Resistencias: La resistencia histórica de cerro de oro”, 3 de Septiembre de 2017...

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10 September 2017

AXA responds to allegations re ties to Israeli settlement construction and weapons manufacturing

Author: AXA Group

...[W]e have duly taken note of your concern with regards to our investments in three Israeli banks. We were contacted in the past by some NGOs on the same topic, and had therefore reviewed it carefully, as we do when we receive questions about our...

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