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19 April 2017

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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2 April 2017

Communities say situation in Marange has not improved since ZCDC took over diamond mining activities

Author: Joy Mabenge & Karen Hudlet (BHRRC) and Nyaradzo Mutonhori & Tafadzwa Dhlakama (ZELA)

"Diamonds are not all girls' best friends", 3 April 2017...

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28 March 2017

Blog: Shrinking civic freedoms - How does this affect businesses, and what role can they play?

Author: Mauricio Lazala, Deputy Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in World Economic Forum Agenda

"Civil rights are under attack. Here’s why the business world should care", 27 Mar 2017...

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13 February 2017

So. Africa: Alternative Mining Indaba calls for domestication of Africa Mining Vision; communities impacted by mining say govts. must do more to protect them

The Economic Justice Network of the Fellowship of Christian Councils in Southern Africa (EJN of FOCCISA), in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Environmental Lawyers Association (ZELA), Publish What You Pay (PWYP), Norwegian Church Aid (NCA), South...

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8 February 2017

Dem. Rep. of Congo: Swedwatch calls for urgent revision of Kimberley Process to address widespread child labour in diamond supply chains

Swedwatch calls in its report for an urgent revision of the Kimberley Process to address widespread child labour in diamond supply chains. ...

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6 February 2017

USA: Leber Jeweler calls on all companies to commit to human rights & environment, opposes Trump's exec. order

Author: Brian Leber, CEO of Leber Jeweler Inc.

For many years Leber Jeweler Inc has stood up to dictatorships and oppressors throughout the world. From Angola to Zimbabwe, the Taliban to the Tatmadaw. For our work, we encountered obstacles and navigated threats to our personal safety, yet remained...

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31 January 2017

DRC: Swedwatch calls for urgent revision of Kimberley Process to address widespread child labour in diamond supply chain

Author: Swedwatch

“Childhood lost: Diamond mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and weaknesses of the Kimberley Process”, 21 December 2016...

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28 January 2017

Angola: Maka Angola denounces alleged torture of miners by Bikuar security guards; the company, Sociedade Mineira do Cuango and ITM Mining deny the accusations

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28 January 2017
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