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STOP THE BAYER/ MONSANTO MERGER!

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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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South Africa avoided dreaded junk status – but S&P’s arguments are also junk

By Patrick Bond, Professor of Political Economy, University of the Witwatersrand Originally From The Conversation South Africa avoided dreaded junk status – but S&P’s arguments are also junk The whole economically-aware population of South Africa is celebrating that the three main ratings

Marange Diamond Fields Massacre 2008 - Media Package
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

Marange Diamond Fields Massacre 2008 – Media Package

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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Operation Hakudzokwi – What happened in Chiadzwa?

A report of the atrocities committed by state security agents in Mutare and Chiadzwa diamond fields under ‘Operation Hakudzokwi’ (you will not return) between November 2008 and January 2009. The Marange diamond fields, previously owned by African Consolidated Resources and

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Stop corporate power! The Southern Africa Permanent People’s tribunal on transnational corporations

It’s no secret that when TNCs operate in the developing world they leave destruction in their wake. This destruction goes beyond the low environmental impact that pro-agencies assure us is the only problem. It devastates entire communities and leaves their

8 Years Since the Marange Massacre
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Blood diamonds eight years after the Marange massacre

Campaign to dismantle corporate power: the Marange diamonds 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

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Week of Peoples Mobilisation in Geneva from 23rd to 29th October

Next week, the 25-28 October, the United Nations Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Business and Human Rights will be in session. The Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power, will be right there, during a Week of Mobilisation to demand

Interview with Ilham Rawoot organiser of the Permanent Peoples Tribunal in Swaziland

Southern Africans speak at Tribunal to dismantle corporate power

Southern Africans speak at Tribunal to dismantle corporate power (16 August 2016 – Manzini, Swaziland, SEATINI Reportage) – Testimonies expected from people and communities at the International Permanent Peoples Tribunal included a litany of charges against various Transnational Corporations (TNCs)

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Report: The first Southern Africa Permanent Peoples Tribunal (PPT)

We did it! The first Southern Africa Permanent Peoples Tribunal (PPT) on Transnational Corporations was a major success, and is clearly the beginning of something much bigger than we had expected. The event took place in Manzini, Swaziland, on the

The saga of Investec’s tax haven ventures"A massive leak of confidential documents from a Panamanian law firm shines a light on how elites across the world use offshore shell companies in order to hide their assets, in some cases facilitating corruption and money laundering."... Read More

The saga of Investec’s tax haven ventures

Investec’s claims that it has no ties to Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca are undermined by the mention of its name in 24,732 documents in the Panama Papers and existing trails of business connections in known tax havens, writes Barry

Corporate Power in South Africa
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Corporate Power in South Africa (Podcast)

Corporate Power in South Africa – With Ilham Rawoot   This show from Workers World Media Productions looked at the development and impact of corporate power in Southern Africa and its impact on workers and communities in the region. While

Call to Action
For the Economic, Political, Cultural and Environmental Sovereignty of Our Peoples End the Impunity of Transnational Corporations NOW!... Read More

A CALL TO – STOP CORPORATE IMPUNITY

For the Economic, Political, Cultural and Environmental Sovereignty of Our Peoples End the Impunity of Transnational Corporations NOW!  The time has come to unite our struggles in Southern Africa – the campaigns, networks, movements and organizations that are combating transnational

The Great Rip Off - Exclusive Report“This suggests that export underinvoicing is not due to underreporting of the true value of gold exports, but rather to pure smuggling of gold out of the country. In other words, virtually all gold exported by South Africa leaves the country unreported.”...Read More

The Great Rip-Off – South Africa loses billions in export misinvoicing

Exclusive report “This suggests that export underinvoicing is not due to underreporting of the true value of gold exports, but rather to pure smuggling of gold out of the country. In other words, virtually all gold exported by South Africa

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Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa

  Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa: To launch the Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power, AIDC is coordinating a Tribunal – the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa. The Tribunal, which will

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What is BEPS and how can you stop it?

The next time somebody asks you take part in a consumer survey or opinion poll, ask them how much they’re prepared to pay for your time and opinion. They’ll probably stop pestering you in case you talk to them for

 
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Mining impacted women speak! #stopcorppower Download this new resource! t.co/A9ypCGork3

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Watch the trailer for the @WoMin2015 film on the wmn of Somkhele&Fuleni fighting for their rights against coalmines t.co/J9lE5xOZ39

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The agribusiness mergers spell trouble and devastation for communities and farmers. #stopcorppower #mergerfromhell t.co/IypoefUESF

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Another examlple of how TNCs make empty promises to communities! How Lonmin paid R20m for just 2 toilets. t.co/0VAW678dle

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Why did the World Bank invest R1.6 billion in Net1? t.co/5tGPzreBpv #southafrica via @allafrica

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This is a step towards stopping corporate impunity! t.co/MlkEguq8bk

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The world is losing around $500 billion a year due to profit shifting! This is money that could be used for good!… t.co/vqIpud3dtR

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Corruption and money laundering equate to corporate impunity! t.co/Fic7uCRgwV via @global_witness

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It is always horrifying to hear the destruction caused by extractivism in communities due to corporate impunity #NewPolitics2017

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The start of the crisis of politics and the politics of crisis public forum! t.co/WwjBlXMyEl

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