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Tribal claims against the Vedanta Bauxite Mine in Niyamgiri, India: What role did the UK OECD National Contact Point play in instigating free, prior and informed consent?
Author: Shelley Marshall, Monash University & Samantha Balaton-Chrimes, Deakin University, Published on: 1 December 2016 November 2016 …The Vedanta Aluminium Complex…involved a proposal to establish a Bauxite mine at the top of Niyamgiri ...Business & Human Rights, 6 days ago
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