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Why Are Human Rights Investigators Selected By Corporations Who Are Committing Human Rights Violations?
, November 22, 2016
Recently, the mediation firm RESOLVE released a report summarizing the results of the Yanacocha Independent Fact Finding Mission (YIFFM). Newmont Mining Corporation hired RESOLVE to . . .
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Remember Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni Nine
, November 10, 2016
Twenty-one years ago today, Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni activists were executed by hanging by the military government of Sani Abacha in Nigeria. They . . .
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Global System. Global Struggle. Global Resistance.
, November 08, 2016
The events from the last few weeks at Standing Rock have been nothing short of historic. Police in riot gear and military style equipment moving . . .
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Lawsuit Against Nevsun Resources for Forced Labor and Torture can Proceed to Trial
, October 14, 2016
In recent years, Canadian human rights lawyers and advocates have filed cases against mining companies accused of serious abuses overseas . While few of those . . .
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Even as Myanmar (Burma) Sanctions Are Lifted, Transparency Rules Must Be Kept
, September 14, 2016
President Obama, hosting Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, pledged today to lift all remaining sanctions on the country. We don't take a position on . . .
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Police Forces Resort to Surveillance and Violence Against Peaceful Protestors
by Guest, August 31, 2016
In the face of nearly ever-present police violence, people around the world are questioning the extent and purpose of police presence. In Cajamarca, Peru, their . . .
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Borders, What's Up With That?
by Guest, August 24, 2016
How the stories of undocumented migrants fleeing to the U.S. from Central America offer insight into the consequences of U.S. and international financing. “It’s in . . .
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World Bank’s New Environmental and Social Framework is a Huge Step Backward for Human Rights
, August 17, 2016
This month, World Bank executives approved the third and final draft of its Environmental and Social Framework, much to the disappointment of human rights and . . .
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Agua Sí. Oro ¡No!
by Guest, August 12, 2016
In the highlands of northern Peru, a conflict brews between local campesinos (local farmers) and a complex network of international mining corporations. Locals fight to . . .
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Out of the Conference Room and Into the Boat
, August 09, 2016
This year, in celebration of International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples , we do not think it is enough to highlight one, or even . . .
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