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Al Jazeera’s Fault Lines omits key facts

Post By: Victoria Coxell on Friday, 20 November 2015

Al Jazeera's recent broadcast in their Fault Lines series 'Conflicted: The Fight Over Congo's Minerals' debates the impacts of campaign groups action leading to the Dodd Frank act, the questionable benefits for the DRC, and the difficult position of companies and industry associations working to find reasonable ways forward.

Fault Lines refers obliquely to work of the iTSCi Programme but has not made any use of an interview or statistics we provided, and did not request any data on...

US Court denies further rehearing on conflict minerals

Post By: Victoria Coxell on Wednesday, 11 November 2015

On the 10th November 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. denied the requests of the SEC and Amnesty International to rehear the court's 18th August decision on conflict minerals, which in itself had already reaffirmed the April 2014 majority decision which concluded that having to describe products as having "not been found to be DRC conflict free" would be compelled speech violating the first amendment of the US constitution. It is still possible that this long running...

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