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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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9 December 2019
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Author: 11.11.11, CNCD-11.11.11, FIAN Belgium, SOS Faim Belgique et SOS Faim Luxembourg

« Des ONG de solidarité Nord-Sud et de défense des droits humains dénoncent les nouvelles poursuites-bâillons du groupe agro-industriel SOCFIN », 5 décembre 2019...

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19 November 2019

Sierra Leone: Environmental rights group sued for defamation by multinational agribusiness firm

Author: Kemo Cham, Farmland Grab

‘Sierra Leone environmentalist fights contempt charges in High Court’ 9 November 2019...

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Article
16 October 2019

Dutch development bank FMO allegedly finances projects where land grabbing & other abuses occur; bank denies allegations

Author: Erik van Zwam, Trouw

[Note: This is an unofficial summary translation of the original Dutch article.]...

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15 October 2019

Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition's report raises serious allegation of human rights abuse; incl. co non-response

A report recently published by the Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition alleges that up to today brutal human rights abuses, including killings, torture and sexual violence, continue to occur in certain diamond mining areas on the African...

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15 October 2019

Africa: Sierra Leone’s cancellation of mining licence raises concerns about a resurgence of resource nationalism across the continent

Author: Henry Sanderson, Harry Dempsey & Neil Munshi, Financial Times

‘Sierra Leone mine dispute raises fears of resource nationalism’ 9 October 2019...

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26 September 2019

West Africa: IOM initiative to combat exploitative labour practices & human trafficking, including in mining sector

Author: International Organization for Migration, in Relief Web

"IOM, Partners Combat Exploitative Labour Practices, Human Trafficking in West Africa" ...

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23 September 2019
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Author: Moutiou Adjibi Nourou, Agence Ecofin (Suisse)

"Le changement climatique va contraindre plusieurs pays africains à repenser totalement leurs modèles économiques", 20 septembre 2019...

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9 September 2019

UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries highlights the human rights impacts of the relationship between PMSCs and the extractive sector

Author: UN Human Rights Council (Geneva)

"Relationship between private military and security companies and the extractive industry from a human rights perspective. Report of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right...

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4 September 2019

Sierra Leone: Citizens sue govt in regional court for alleged environmental lapses mining company; company comments

Author: Mining Weekly (South Africa)

‘Sierra Leoneans sue government for alleged environmental failings at diamond mine’ 30 August 2019...

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