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23 February 2017
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Author: Comisión Ecuménica de Derechos Humanos

“Detienen a Claudio Washijiat, Vicepresidente de la FICSH- 22 de febrero 2017...

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23 February 2017
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23 February 2017
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Author: Instituto PACS - Políticas Alternativas para o Cone Sul (Brazil)

“Moradores de Santa Cruz no Rio de Janeiro cobram reparações após venda da TKCSA”, 23 de fevereiro de 2017...

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23 February 2017

Corporate Readiness and the Human Rights Risks of Applying FPIC in the Global Mining Industry

Author: Deanna KEMP, John R OWEN, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

As indigenous peoples have sought recognition of their individual and collective rights, the topic of free prior and informed consent (FPIC) has been pushed to the forefront of debates about resource development…The relevance of FPIC to mining is...

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23 February 2017

Determining Criteria to Evaluate Outcomes of Businesses’ Provision of Remedy: Applying a Human Rights-Based Approach

Author: Benjamin THOMPSON, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (GPs) expect businesses to participate in operational-level, non-judicial mechanisms to address the grievances of communities affected by their activities. While there is guidance on operational...

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23 February 2017

Empty Promises and the Myth of Mining: Does Mining Lead to Pro-Poor Development?

Author: Bonita MEYERSFELD, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

Mining operations in the Global South often worsen conditions for affected communities after the conclusion of the operations as compared to pre-mining conditions. This is regression, not progress, which is contrary to the narrative surrounding mining...

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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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23 February 2017

USA: 100 investors express continued support for conflict minerals due diligence requirement under Dodd Frank Act

Author: Boston Common Asset Management, Interfath Centre for Corporate Responsibility, Mercy Investment Services, Responsible Sourcing Network, Trillium Asset Management, US SIF & other investors

As investors and investor groups with over $3.75 trillion in assets under management, we are writing to express our continued support for Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the U.S. Securities and...

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22 February 2017
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Author: Radio Okapi (Rép. dém. du Congo)

Kolwezi: l’entreprise chinoise Comus accusée de licenciement abusif, 17 février 2017...

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21 February 2017

So. Africa: Mine worker killed in tram accident at South Deep Gold Mine

Author: ENCA (South Africa)

"Mine worker killed in tram accident at South Deep", 16 Feb 2017...

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