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23 June 2015

Nigeria: NGOs allege human rights abuses by Wilmar International; company denies claims

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11 June 2015

NGOs and activists exposing businesses’ negative human rights impacts increasingly vulnerable to persecution, says analyst

Author: Mandeep. S. Tiwana, CIVICUS, in IPS (Inter Press Service)

'Opinion: why are threats to civic space growing across the world?', 11 Jun 2015:...In recent years, there has been a perceptible rise in restrictions on…the fundamental freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly…[D]angers to civic...

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15 April 2015

So. Africa: Human rights and business country guide exposes business sector human rights abuses

A country guide on business and human rights in South Africa has been produced by the South African Human Rights Commission together with the Danish Institute for Human Rights. the report seeks to raise awareness of the key human rights abuses...

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30 March 2015

Mining communities increasingly negotiating more successfully with companies, demanding better returns

Author: Firat Kayakiran and Andre Janse Van Vuuren, Business Day (South Africa)

'Community acceptance is the motherlode of mining', 30 March 2015: …While opposition to mines is nothing new, the issue is a growing concern for miners such as Anglo American, and executives are increasingly speaking out…Push-back has been growing...

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