Facing Finance’s partner organization, Justica Ambiental, has released three videos depicting human rights violations in the Mozambican village of Cateme. Inhabitants of three villages affected by Vale’s establishment of coalmines in the area were relocated to the village of Cateme. Located … →
In May 2011, the Dutch Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) published a study on Unilever. The company acquires vanilla, used in many of their products, like ice cream, from Madagascar. However, the price for vanilla has fallen so … →
„Were Lonmin Shootings preventable?“, asks John Capel from the Bench Marks Foundation in South Africa, an independent non-governmental organisation mandated by churches to monitor the practices of multi-national corporations.
Only two days before the clashes between miners and police forces … →
Human Rights Violations and Environmental Hazards in Peru
In the beginning of July at least five persons were killed at protests in Cajamarca, Peru, against the mining project Conga. Following these incidents, the government was being reorganized.
Conga is part … →