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Author: Corrine Hauth

‘I Act for Sudan’ Generates Facebook Buzz, Urges U.S. to Protect Atrocity Victims

‘I Act for Sudan’ Generates Facebook Buzz, Urges U.S. to Protect Atrocity Victims
Following up on its recent open letter to President Obama, the new alliance Act for Sudan is mobilizing on Facebook this week to get its message out to the masses and especially policy makers: It is time for the U.S. government to escalate actions against the Khartoum regime ...
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Senators Urge SEC to ‘Promptly’ Issue Conflict Minerals Rules

Senators Urge SEC to ‘Promptly’ Issue Conflict Minerals Rules
U.S. senators this week sent a letter calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, to promptly implement the Conflict Minerals Provision of the Dodd-Frank Act. “Allowing any further time to elapse will only prolong the profound human suffering and violence occurring in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) today,” the group of 12 senators said in the letter addressed to SEC Chairman Mary Shapiro ...
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Gov. Brown Signs California’s Conflict Minerals Bill

Gov. Brown Signs California’s Conflict Minerals Bill
Congratulations to California for being the first state to adopt a conflict minerals bill! Governor Jerry Brown signed California’s SB 861 into law last weekend, and activists and those concerned about human rights issues should be proud ...
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