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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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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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Article
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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Article
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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Report
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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Report
26 January 2017

Human Rights Risk Assessment: Equatorial Palm Oil’s Palm Bay Plantation

Author: NomoGaia

“Human Right Risk Assessment: Equatorial Palm Oil’s Palm Bay Plantation”, October 2016...

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Article
6 January 2017

Over 1000 human rights defenders killed or harassed in 2016 – new report urges advocates to engage companies more effectively

Author: Front Line Defenders

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk in 2016", 3 Jan 2017...

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Story
19 December 2016

Release of US National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

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