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Uganda: Report says international investors benefiting from mining at locals' expense; inc. companies' comments
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Author: Tatiana Gos, The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (USA)
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Salespeople for AREA, IPS and Semptian filmed saying they would sell spyware to agents who they knew might sell it onward to repressive govts. in Syria, Iran & South Sudan
Author: Al Jazeera Investigative Unit
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Prosecution of Lundin Petroleum board members in Sweden over alleged complicity in human rights abuses in Sudan may start early 2018
Author: Lisa Röstlund, Aftonbladet (Sweden)
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Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...
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East Africa: Activists say Africa Gold Refinery could fuel conflict in mineral-rich areas; company denies allegations
Author: Elias Biryabarema, in Reuters
"Ugandan gold refinery to import from conflict-ridden South Sudan, Congo"...
Author: The Enough Project
“How the World’s Newest Country Went Awry: South Sudan’s War Genocide and Potential Famine”...