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SEC Complies with Order for Transparency in Extractive Industries
, October 02, 2015
As a result of our September victory in Oxfam America v. SEC , the Securities and Exchange Commission today filed an accelerated schedule for enacting . . .
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World Rivers Day: Snapshots of Mekong River Dams
, September 29, 2015
Originating on the Tibetan plateau and meandering through China, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia to the Vietnam Delta, the Mekong River feeds and sustains millions of . . .
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UN Human Rights Office Working to Identify Gaps in Corporate Accountability
, September 28, 2015
What are the biggest barriers to holding corporations legally accountable for human rights abuses in courts around the world? That's one of the key questions . . .
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IFC’s Development Mission Requires Accountability
, September 23, 2015
Last week, we responded to the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) grandiose claims of “absolute immunity” from any and all harms caused by the projects it . . .
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NAM v. SEC: Corporations Can Say As Much As They Want and Only What They Want
, September 03, 2015
Since 2010, companies were required to disclose whether they obtained minerals from conflict zones in central Africa under the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act. Last week, . . .
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Interning in the Amazon
by Guest, August 17, 2015
We felt fully prepared for our meeting with indigenous community leaders in the Peruvian Amazon. We had, after all, interned at EarthRights International’s (ERI) Peru . . .
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Corporations Do Not Have Human Rights
by Juan Pablo Calderon, August 10, 2015
Not long ago, we stood at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (“IACtHR”) to submit oral arguments stating that corporations do not have human rights. . . .
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Mad Women, Witches and Ragamuffins in Defense of the Amazon
, August 04, 2015
In early July 2015, a team of lawyers and anthropologists from ERI’s Peru office participated in a meeting of the Network of Women Social and . . .
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Locas, brujas y pelagatos en defensa de la Amazonía
, July 31, 2015
A comienzos de julio de 2015, el equipo de abogadas y antropólogas de ERI Perú participó del Encuentro de la Red de Mujeres Defensoras de . . .
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What Does Chiquita Have to Hide?
by Guest, July 23, 2015
Chiquita has been fighting to block the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) from releasing documents detailing the payments that Chiquita made to paramilitary terrorists in . . .
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