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15 February 2018

Hong Kong: Union blames excessive hours, shortage of qualified drivers and poor pay for bus crash

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15 February 2018

UK: Appeal court rules Nigerian communities cannot purse Shell in English courts over oil spills

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14 February 2018

Weekly Update - 14 Feb 2018: Business leaders launch Responsible Tax Principles

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13 February 2018

Colombia: NGO report examines land grabbing due to industrial projects in Orinoquia region

This report examines the grabbing of land and territories by political, economic and armed groups in the Colombian Orinoquia region and how agro-industrial, energy, mining, forestry and infrastructure projects have negatively affected local...

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13 February 2018

Pacific: Human Rights at Sea report highlights alleged fisheries abuses and related deaths

A new report by Human Rights at Sea, Investigative Report and Case Study - Fisheries Abuses and Related Deaths at Sea in the Pacific Region, cites the occurrence of potential human rights abuses occurring in the fishing industry in the Pacific region...

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12 February 2018

Papua New Guinea: UN human rights chief urges measures to hold biz accountable for human rights impacts

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8 February 2018

Ecuador: Constitutional referendum is approved; incl. banning metallic mining

Although the media has focused on the political implications of questions referring to prohibition of re-election and combat to corruption, questions 5 and 7 are relevant to address conflicts on mining and oil concessions granted by the previous...

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7 February 2018

Weekly Update - 7 Feb 2018: Thailand: Defamation trial against 14 migrant workers who alleged exploitation begins

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6 February 2018

Poland: Govt. passes law limiting rights of environmental activists to protest ahead of UN climate talks

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5 February 2018

Kenya: Local companies increasing their contribution to charitable initiatives, especially in education sector

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