The Independent just reported, members of a recently discovered Amazon tribe were slaughtered by gold prospectors. Brazilian federal prosecutors are investigating the massacre, after FUNAI reported the murders. 374 more words
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Global Witness is a well-established environmental and human rights non-governmental organization based in Britain.
As with many other similar organizations, its reports often figure in news media as authoritative sources on international issues.4,956 more words
Momentum seems to be growing in the bipartisan push to tackle secretive US shell companies. Since bills were introduced in late June in both the House and the Senate, the legislative movement has gained its first national figure: 2016 Republican presidential candidate senator Marco Rubio. 253 more words
This month, I had the grim satisfaction of sharing an important news story: part of the Global Witness report on the plight of Land Defenders worldwide… 469 more words
Finding the black market pushing blood diamonds is as simple as logging on to Facebook.
Since the chaos of a 2013 coup in the Central African Republic, conflict diamonds have become a key source of income for both sides of the ongoing conflict, according to… 330 more words
Bloomberg Markets March 2, 2017
Glencore Paid Gertler’s Firm $100 Million Congo Royalties
Glencore Plc paid more than $100 million previously owed to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s state mining business to a company controlled by billionaire investor Dan Gertler, according to advocacy group Global Witness. 631 more words