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WestLB im Goldrausch

WestLB im Goldrausch


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Posted on 11:19 AM in Indonesia, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Weltgrößter Goldbergbaukonzern angeklagt

Weltgrößter Goldbergbaukonzern angeklagt


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Posted on 11:05 AM in Indonesia, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Walhi Demands A Halt To Freeport Mine Operations

Walhi Demands A Halt To Freeport Mine Operations


WALHI press release, October 11, 2003

Friends of the Earth Indonesia, (WALHI) demands the government halt operations at the Grasberg mine (known as Freeport) following a disastrous landslide on Thursday morning 9 October 2003. The Grasberg mine in West Papua is jointly owned by USA-based Freeport McMoran and UK/Australian mining company Rio Tinto Ltd.

“This event proves Freeport is not competent to handle the current high level of mining production. The government must immediately enforce a reduction in the Freeport production capacity” ... read more

Posted on 04:29 PM in Disasters, Indonesia, Mining, Environment & Climate
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Environmental Agreement For ECAs at The OECD Threatened by German Government Obstructionism

Environmental Agreement For ECAs at The OECD Threatened by German Government Obstructionism


17 September 2001

LETTER TO GERMANY’S CHANCELLOR SCHROEDER

BACKGROUND:

Negotiations have continued for more than two years at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for an environmental agreement for Export Credit and Investment Insurance Agencies (ECAs). These negotiations represent an important first step toward binding, stringent, internationally accepted and common social, environmental and human rights standards for ECAs. ECAs are the world’s largest sources of public finance for destructive large-scale infrastructure projects in low income countries. They are responsible for ... read more

Posted on 04:59 PM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Mining, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Environment & Climate
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Geiseln für das Weltgewissen

Geiseln für das Weltgewissen


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Posted on 03:53 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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