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Laos: Villagers refuse relocation compensation offer by rock-blasting Chinese company, calling payout too low
Author: Sidney Khotpanya & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia
"Lao Villagers Told to Move Refuse Compensation, Calling Payout Too Low", 11 March 2020...
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Romania: Second forest ranger killed trying to stop illegal logging of wood, used in furniture, paper & building materials across Europe
Author: Stephen McGrath, BBC
"Romania forest murder as battle over logging turns violent", 21 Oct 2019...
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USA: Irving Materials workers end strike after company agrees to new three-year contract, ensuring health care and wage increases
"Teamsters Local 215 Ratifies Contract with Irving Materials, Inc.", 7 August 2019...
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Ecuador: Journalists investigate cases of Chinese companies failing to comply with tax and legal regulations; with company comments
Author: El Universo (Ecuador)
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Author: El Universo (厄瓜多尔)
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Author: Basta! (France)
Samir Flores, leader indigène náhuatl, a été assassiné de deux balles dans la tête le 20 février dernier dans son village natal de l’État de Morelos, au Mexique. Il était l’un des fers de lance de l’opposition à un grand projet, qui prévoit la...
Bahrain: Authorities take legal action against Bramco for labour violations; company could not be reached for comment
Author: Raji Unnikrishnan, GDN Online (Bahrain)
"Authorities step in to resolve Bramco labour dispute", 18 Feb 2019...
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Author: Anna Triponel, Rights as Usual
"Companies Operating in a Conflict or Post-Conflict Country: Exercise Leverage or Stand Ready for Litigation", 22 Jan. 2019...
Author: Bruce Murphy, Urban Milwaukee (USA)
"Menard Hit With Class Action Suits", 13 Mar 2018...