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19 August 2018
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Author: Conexihon (Honduras)

“Pretenden borrar historia de Berta manteniendo el caso en secreto”, 13 de agosto de 2018...

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16 August 2018

NGOs and experts file brief opposing immunity of international organisations in case over damage from plant financed by Intl. Finance Corp. in India

Author: CIEL

"Experts Call on Supreme Court to Reverse Decision Protecting IFC's Absolute Immunity", 2 August 2018...

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15 August 2018
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14 August 2018

BHP says Samarco dam disaster settlement agreement approved by Brazilian court

Author: Reuters

"BHP says Samarco settlement approved", 10 August 2018...

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14 August 2018

Guatemala: Communities call on Inter-American Development Bank to withdraw investment from PDHSA dams following alleged human rights abuses

Author: AIDA

"Guatemalan indigenous communities file complaint for dams’ damages", 6 of August, 2018...

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14 August 2018

Thailand: Thammasaket Poultry Farm files fifth set of criminal charges against former migrant workers

Author: Migrant Workers Rights Network via Andy Hall

"Thammakaset Poultry Farm Files Fifth Set of Criminal Charges in Thailand, Prosecutes Former Myanmar Migrant Workers Again for Theft", 13 August 2018...

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12 August 2018

Australia: Senate inquiry considers Modern Slavery Bill 2018

Author: Matt Coughlan, The Australian

"Slavery inquiry mulls penalty for business", 2 August 2018 Supermarket giant Woolworths has rejected calls from human rights groups to penalise Australian businesses who don't show how they are stamping out slavery in supply chains. A Senate inquir...

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10 August 2018

BHP Billiton settles US investors' lawsuit over Samarco dam disaster for $67 mln. without admitting liability

Author: Darren Gray, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

"BHP settles US class action over Samarco dam failure for $67 million", 9 Aug 2018...

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8 August 2018

US Govt. opposes immunity of intl. orgs. from lawsuits in support of case over damage from power plant financed by Intl. Finance Corp. in India

Author: EarthRights Intl.

"U.S. Government Opposes “Absolute” Immunity for World Bank Group in Brief to SCOTUS", 1 Aug 2018...

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NGO rejoinder
7 August 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Changement climatique ; La Cour Suprême autorise un procès opposant 21 jeunes aux Etats-Unis », 7 août 2018...

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