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3 December 2018

UK: Grenfell Tower victims must be protected in buyout of cladding co linked to fire, MPs demand

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7 November 2018

USA: Hotel to pay $7.6 mln. to settle lawsuit over sharing guest information with immigration agents

Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

"Motel 6 to pay $7.6 million for giving guest lists to U.S. immigration", 6 Nov 2018...

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15 October 2018

Major news organisations and business leaders withdraw from Saudi investment conference over missing journalist

On October 2, 2018, prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a once royal advisor turned critic, was murdered by Saudi agents in the consultate. Khashoggi's case prompted a...

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24 July 2018
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Con una actualización de datos que recopilan lo ocurrido en 2017, la organización internacional da cuenta del incremento de asesinatos y ataques contra defensoras y defensores del territorio por su oposición a proyectos empresariales, en especial los...

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13 March 2018
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Author: Gestión (Perú)

“En Estados Unidos, empresas abordan temas que gobierno evita”, 2 de marzo de 2018...

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16 August 2017

Blackstone ends talks for NSO Group stake that prompted protest: sources

Author: Jim Finkle, Reuters

…Blackstone Group (BX.N) has pulled out of discussions to buy part of Israeli mobile surveillance software maker NSO Group, according to people familiar with the talks that had been criticized by digital privacy activists.Two people familiar with the...

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3 August 2017

Digital Rights group calls on Blackstone to drop plans to invest in NSO Group

Author: Access Now

Today Access Now called on The Blackstone Group to halt its pending deal with NSO Group, a purveyor of surveillance technology that has been used by governments to spy on activists around the world... Access Now is circulating a public petition...

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3 August 2017

University of Toronto's Citizen Lab quiz Blackstone Group on human rights concerns around potential investment in NSO Group

Author: Citizen Lab

Today Citizen Lab sent an open letter to Blackstone Group LP concerning recent reports that Blackstone is in talks to acquire a $400 million, 40% stake in NSO Group Technologies... We sent this letter in order to draw the attention of Blackstone Group...

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2 August 2017

Blackstone Group did not respond

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1 August 2017
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Author: ARTICLE 19, Oficina para México y Centroamérica; Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez (Centro Prodh); El Poder del Consumidor; R3D: Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales y SocialTIC

…[N]os dirigimos a Blackstone Group L.P. en relación al interés reportado en adquirir el 40 por ciento de la firma israelí NSO Group Technologies, encargada de desarrollar, promocionar y vender software sofisticado de vigilancia a diferentes...

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