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14 June 2020

Columnist says meaningful investment consultation may not be possible without endangering communities' safety

Author: Sam Szoke-Burke, in Thomas Reuters Foundation

"Land and resource investment consultations in the time of COVID-19: The hazards of pressing on" ...

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14 June 2020

Liberia: 22 communities file complaint against Salala Rubber to IFC's Compliance Advisor Ombudsman; alleged abuses include forced eviction & loss of livelihoods

Author: Green Advocates International, in Front Fage Africa (Liberia)

"Liberia: Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC) Under Fire, as 22 Communities Complained of Abuses"...

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28 May 2020

Commentary: Digital consultations amid COVID-19 pandemic demonstrate investment-opportunism & risks indigenous communities’ survival

Author: Sam Szoke-Burke, Thomas Reuters Foundation

                                                   Community supervision of mineral prospecting in Tsumkwe District West, Namibia “Land and resource investment consultations in the time of COVID-19: The hazards of pressing on”, 24 May 2020 [T]he Phili...

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20 May 2020

Liberia: Govt. orders employers to pay all non-essential workers 50% salaries as many companies scale-down workforce

Author: Willie Tokpah, Front Page Africa

‘COVID-19 Forcing Companies to Scale-down Workforce’ 19 May 2020...

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6 May 2020

Liberia: Mine collapse leaves two people dead

Author: Mining Weekly (South Africa)

‘Two killed in Liberia gold mine collapse’ 6 May 2020...

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Article
29 April 2020

Fossil fuel companies get included in COVID-19 stimulus packages & are lobbying for suspension of environmental laws, as crack-down on activists & workers continues

Author: Open Democracy

"DemocracyWatch: journalists and dissidents arrested in COVID crackdowns", 22 Apr 2020...

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15 April 2020

Liberia: Govt. receives Covid-19 preventative materials from mining company

Author: Joseph Titus Yekeryan, The New Dawn (Liberia)

‘ArcelorMittal Liberia donates Covid19 preventive materials’...

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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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