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16 March 2020

Liberia: Former civil engineer of mining firm says communities benefited from presence of mining company

Author: Alvin Worzi, Daily Observer (Liberia)

‘Liberians Benefited from BMC Through Education, Health, Employments, Others’ 12 March 2020...

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3 March 2020

Liberia: New investigation documents serious labor and environmental concerns at Firestone rubber plantation; includes company comments

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24 February 2020

Liberia: Two killed and one injured after mine collapses

Author: Selma Lomax, Front Page Africa (Liberia)

‘Two Buried Alive in Jackson Village Mine Collapse’ 21 February 2020...

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24 February 2020

Nigeria: Archbishop condemns land-grabbing & its knock-on effects of poverty, pollution, violence & deforestation

Author: devotednews.com

"Land grabbing causing poverty in Africa, Archbishop Kaigama warns", 18 February 2020...

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18 February 2020

Liberia: Villagers demand to know more about the impacts of proposed mining project

Author: Joaquin M. Sendolo, Daily Observer (Liberia)

‘Community Concerned Company Has No Environmental Plan for Goldmine’ 12 February 2020...

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27 January 2020

UK's Equatorial Palm Oil allegedly involved in land grabbing in Liberia, report says & calls for UK due diligence law

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17 January 2020

Liberia avoids delisting from EITI by publishing reports of revenues from the extractives sector

Author: Front Page Africa

"Liberia Releases EITI Report on Last Day of the Year to Avert Delisting", 31 December 2019....

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7 January 2020

Liberia: Local communities still suffer years after oil plantation investors promised them ‘huge’ rewards

Author: Rob Davies, The Guardian

‘Liberia's miracle oil brings farmers only empty promises’ 3 January 2020...

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13 December 2019

New company survey & report urges European companies & states to step up efforts to identify & address risks to defenders

Human rights and environmental defenders play a key role in holding companies and states accountable for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation. However, defenders are increasingly defamed, harassed and killed for...

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4 December 2019

Liberia: Community members not included in agreements leading to getting land for oil palm plantations

Author: Joaquin M. Sendolo, Daily Observer (Liberia)

‘Communities Remain Below the Ladder in W/A Oil Palm Industry’ 2 December 2019...

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