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15 September 2017

Uganda: Stop Child Labour Coalition working to end child labour, primarily in agribusiness & gold mining

Author: HIVOS

"Out of work and into school"...

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6 September 2017

UK: John Lewis & Habitat withdraw granite worktops over slavery concerns in India

Author: Kate Hodal & Peter Bengtsen, Guardian (UK)

"John Lewis and Habitat withdraw granite worktops over slavery concerns," 3 September 2017...

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24 February 2017

Uganda: Sinohydro sued for using family's rock for dam construction without compensation

Author: Edward Ssekika, Oil in Uganda

"Family Sues Government for Unlawful Use of Rock"...

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2 December 2016

Beyond Effectiveness Criteria: The possibilities and limits of transnational non-judicial redress mechanisms

Author: May Miller-Dawkins, Kate Macdonald, University of Melbourne & Shelley Marshall, Monash University

November 2016...

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1 December 2016

Rajasthan Stone Quarries: Promoting Human Rights Due Diligence and Access to Redress in Complex Supply Chains

Author: Shelley Marshall, Monash University, Kate Taylor & Samantha Balaton-Chrimes, Deakin University

November 2016...

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29 November 2016

Non-judicial grievance mechanisms: 19 reports highlight case studies, analyse redress mechanisms, provide recommendations to co.s & govts.

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22 November 2016

Seyani Brothers' says it strives to "ensure protection of human rights"

Author: Seyani Brothers (Uganda)

"Unfounded allegations against quarrying activities undertaken by the company at Nakisunga, Mukono, Uganda"...

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26 October 2016

Seyani Brothers says environment & social responsibility "utmost priority" in their undertaking

Author: Seyani Brothers (Uganda)

"Responding against unfounded allegations against the quarrying activities undertaken by the company at Nakisunga, Mukono, Uganda"...

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16 September 2016

Intl. Criminal Court widens remit to cases on destruction of environment, exploitation of natural resources & illegal dispossession

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7 July 2016

Afghanistan: Global Witness report says mining of precious stone is fueling conflicts & Chinese companies are in position to end them

"…[M]ining of the precious stone is funding illegal armed groups and driving extremism and corruption in…[Afghanistan], a two-year investigation by Global Witness… has revealed. China – as the major end market for the stone – is in a strong position...

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