Resources

Up Front: Private Armies

February 2008

In our second new look magazine, we examine the role that mercenary forces have been given in the Iraqi conflict

UpFront - Private Armies.pdf

Up Front: Sweat Shop

December 2007

Download our new magazine focusing on sweatshops and the companies that need to be held to account

UpFront - Sweatshop.pdf

Mengipasi Bara Api (Indonesian translation of Fanning the Flames)

November 2007

Peran perusahaan pertambangan Inggris dalam konflik dan pelanggaran HAM

Mengipasi Bara Api.pdf

The babaçu breakers of Brazil

November 2007

Fighting for the protection of the forest and their way of life

The Babacu Breakers of Brazil.pdf

Fanning the Flames

November 2007

The role of British mining companies in conflict and the violation of human rights

Fanning the Flames.pdf

Anglo American - The Alternative Report

August 2007

Read about Anglo American's activities around the world and how they profit from conflict

Anglo American - The Alternative Report.pdf

Time for a New Deal (briefing)

June 2007

Social dialogue and the informal economy in Zambia

Zambia briefing.pdf

Time for a New Deal

June 2007

Social dialogue and the informal economy in Zambia

Time for a New Deal.pdf

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