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1 August 2019

Poland: ClientEarth wins shareholder lawsuit against Enea in landmark climate risk case

The District Court in Poznań ruled that the decision by Polish energy company Enea SA to participate in the construction of a power plant in north-eastern Poland was legally invalid. The lawsuit was brought by one of the company’s shareholders, enviro...

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31 July 2019

Global Witness report finds three human rights defenders were killed each week in 2018

 

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31 July 2019

UAE court fines construction company and orders family compensation over worker's death

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31 July 2019

Weekly Update 31 July 2019: Brazilian indigenous leader killed by miners invading territory

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29 July 2019

Brazil: Indigenous leader killed by miners moving into protected areas, following Bolsonaro's encouragement

 

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29 July 2019

Is it time for African countries to introduce mandatory due diligence on human rights?

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29 July 2019

The Price You Pay: How Purchasing Practices Harm Turkey's Garment Workers

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25 July 2019

UK Supreme Court grants permission to appeal to Nigerian communities affected by pollution from Shell

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24 July 2019

Brazil: NGO report alleges companies complicit in deforestation & human rights abuses in the Amazon

[To read this story in Portuguese, please, click here] The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre invited 55 companies to respond to allegations of their involvement in the deforestation of the Amazon as well as human rights abuses. The report from...

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24 July 2019

Weekly Update 24 July 2019: Revised draft of binding treaty published

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