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STOP THE BAYER/ MONSANTO MERGER!

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Supporters of the Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power, STOP THE BAYER/ MONSANTO MERGER! Transnational Corporations (TNC’s) dominate South Africa’s seed and agrochemical sector. Corporate information such as market shares are kept totally secret. Two of the largest TNC’s

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New estimates reveal the extent of tax avoidance by multinationals

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New estimates reveal the extent of tax avoidance by multinationals New figures published today by the Tax Justice Network provide a country-level breakdown of the estimated tax losses to profit shifting by multinational companies. Applying a methodology developed by researchers

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The Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power

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The TNC campaign held a pubic event on 8th February in the Solidarity Center at the Alternative Information and Development Center. This was an opportunity for people to learn more about the campaign and for them to learn how they

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Mum’s Colombian mine protest comes to London

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Coal mining and its impact on the environment and people´s health is not a sole South African issue. Huge multinational corporations mine in various countries and often without adhering to the environmental standards. And they get away with it. It

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Justice for Mia – AIDC condemns murder of environmental lawyer

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The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) condemns the murder of environmental lawyer Mia Manuelita Cumba Masacariñas-Green. The murdering of Mia has provoked outrage in a country where environmental activists are increasingly targeted. Mia Manuelita Cumba Masacariñas-Green, Philippines, was shot

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BINDING TREATY (UN PROCESS)

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BINDING TREATY (UN PROCESS) WHY IS THE GLOBAL CAMPAIGN MOBILIZED TOWARDS A UN BINDING TREATY FOR TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS? The need to confront the Architecture of Impunity Between transnational corporations, states and peoples, there is an undeniable asymmetry:

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Maloma Collieries, Chancellor House and Tibiyo TakaNgwane

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From: Amandla! 49/50, December 2016 By: Amandla! correspondent In August 2016, activists, workers and community members presented cases to the Southern Africa Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations. This is the latest in the series we have been publishing. When

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SA biggest losers of transfer pricing

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As a consequence of the Marikana Massacre, the current strike by platinum workers serves to draw attention to low pay, migrant labour and the living conditions of miners and their families. It has also recently brought to the surface the

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South African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power – Newsletter (December 2016)

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It’s been just under 4 months since the Southern Africa Campaign was launched in Swaziland at the first Southern Africa Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) on Transnational Corporations (TNC’s). And in this short time, so much has happened. The first Tribunal brought overwhelming

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Marange Diamond Fields Massacre 2008 – Media Package

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It´s been 8 years now since Operation Hakudzokwi (Operation No Return) was launched by the national army at the Marange diamond fields in Zimbabwe. More than 200 miners were brutally murdered and scores of women and children sexually assaulted in a military attack launched in collaboration with two Chinese mining companies. But no one has been prosecuted or held accountable. Read More

In 2006 the Marange fields in Zimbabwe were discovered since then have had an increasing output of diamonds (8,2 million carat in 2010; 16,9 million carat in 2012; 8-10 million carat estimated in 2015). The fields have been state-owned since

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