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Bhopal Dow protest

UK: Olympics ethical sourcing code attacked for choosing Dow

A decision to use Dow Chemical Company to provide fabric wrap for the Olympic games has sparked protests from groups that continue to hold that the company, having bought Union Carbide in 2001, is responsible for the major chemical accident in Bhopal in 1984.

Amnesty International attacks draft Ruggie human rights standards

A group of human rights NGOs, including Amnesty International, has said that it opposes the current draft standards for companies on human rights drawn up by John Ruggie, the United Nations Special Representative on the subject.

EU firms 'exporting torture equipment', Amnesty says

Euro MPs have heard claims that EU companies are exporting equipment used for torture despite legislation aimed at preventing such trade.

Amnesty International warns business on operating in Russia

Amnesty International has used the Davos Forum to warn companies who do business in Russia to watch out for serious violations of human rights.

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