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World Bank Breaks Its Own Rules As Millions Lose Land And Livelihoods

The Guardian | Sasha Chavkin and Mark Anderson | Posted 04.16.2015 | Black Voices

The World Bank has repeatedly violated its own policies on protecting the rights of indigenous people by funding projects that resulted in nearly 3.4 ...

World Bank to Fund Destructive Dam Through the Backdoor?

Peter Bosshard | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Peter Bosshard

On June 21, the World Bank is expected to submit to its Board of Directors a credit of $684 million for a 1,000-kilometer-long transmission line from Ethiopia to Kenya. Strong evidence links this transmission line to the Gibe III Dam.

World Bank Feeding Repression in Ethiopia

Ben Rawlence | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Rawlence

Donors fear that if they push Ethiopia too hard, it may turn toward China's no-strings money. But continuing to write checks in the face of Ethiopia's increasing authoritarianism runs counter to donors' own policies, which state that human rights are central to sustainable development.