International publication for 'Unexplained Ordnance'
Military weapons testing in Australia is destroying Aboriginal heritage sites — a new case brings the fight to the weapons manufacturers themselves.
Hello dear subscribers
Our latest story, Unexploded Ordnance, has been published by Progressive International in English, French, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish.
UPDATE: The article was also subsequently republished by South American media outlet Elciudadano.com.
If you haven’t yet read the original version, published two weeks ago by Arena, you could instead follow links below for the slightly shorter international version.
Unexplained Ordnance: Missile in Australia’s Western Desert Sparks Landmark OECD Case
Engins explosifs inexpliqués : un missile dans le désert occidental australien à l'origine d'une affaire historique à l'OCDE
Sem explicação: Míssil em terras aborígenes leva a uma denúncia histórica na OCDE
Artefacto inexplicable: Un misil en el desierto occidental de Australia provoca un caso histórico en la OCDE
Please also share with your friends and colleagues, particularly those in Europe, as the more awareness generated of this ground-breaking case the better, putting pressure on global arms corporations to comply with human rights standards in the OECD guidelines for multinational enterprises.
The Australian National Contact Point of the OECD is due to publish its initial assessment of the Starkeys’ complaint in coming weeks, hopefully as soon as mid-March.
Stay tuned! We will certainly report to you again when the outcome of this fascinating and globally significant case is available.
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