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9 October 2017

Liberia: 30 people hospitalized after exposure to chemical spill from MNG-Gold reservoir in Bong County

Author: MMDOC (Nigeria)

"Liberia: 30 Hospitalized From Gold Mine Chemical Leakage", 5 Oct 2017...

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2 August 2017
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Author: Commodafrica (Afrique)

"Les Commissions foncières d’Afrique s’engagent à sécuriser les droits fonciers communautaires", 25 juillet 2017...

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6 June 2017
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Author: AFP

"Des ONG manifestent à l'AG de Bolloré à Paris contre la pollution en Afrique et en Asie", 31 mai 2017...

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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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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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21 April 2017
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Author: Nathalie Belhoste, Grenoble École de Management, dans The Conversation

« Le cas Lafarge dans le débat des présidentielles : entreprises et crimes contre l'humanité », 20 avril 2017...

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23 February 2017

Respecting Human Rights in Conflict Regions: How to Avoid the ‘Conflict Spiral’

Author: Andreas GRAF and Andrea IFF, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

This article introduces a novel way in which human rights due diligence can be ‘enhanced’ to respond to business and human rights challenges specific to conflict affected areas. It makes two key arguments. First, it claims that a crucial and often...

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15 February 2017

Poor, marginalised communities face land threats from mining, infrastructure, renewable energy - secure tenure rights urgently needed

Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)

From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity - The Urgency of securing Community Land Rights in a Turbulent World, Feb. 2017...

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13 February 2017
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10 February 2017

Analysis of civic space violations cannot be divorced from economic models and rules which benefit few influential people and co.s, says CIVICUS

Author: Cathal Gilbert, CIVICUS, for Open Government Partnership blog

"OGP must protect space for people power - Before it is too late", 3 Feb 2017...

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