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15 February 2019

Iran: Labour rights defenders arrested, allege torture for protesting unpaid wages at Haft Tapeh sugar factory

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13 February 2019

ClientEarth creates online hub for forest defenders with legal information regarding forestry sector

Author: Marianne Brooker, Ecologist (UK)

"Legal hub for forest defenders",  07 Feb 2019...

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13 February 2019

Thailand: 89 groups urge gov't to oppose new cases filed by Thammakaset against human rights defenders

Author: 89 International and National Organisations

"Open Letter re New Lawsuits Brought by Thammakaset Company Limited Against Human Rights Defenders," 14 February 2019...

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12 February 2019
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El  7  de  enero  de  2018,  tras  un  enfrentamiento  entre  miembros  de  la  Policía Comunitaria  y  civiles  armados  en  la  comunidad  de  La  Concepción, Estado  de Guerrero que  resultó  en  ocho  personas  muertas,  tuvo  lugar  un  operativo ...

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12 February 2019
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Author: Joana Moncau e Thais Lazzeri, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

"Sob ataque pós-eleição, terras indígenas estão desprotegidas com desmonte da Funai", 10 de fevereiro...

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12 February 2019

Canada: Standing Committee report on resource extraction in Latin America recommends Govt. focus development initiatives on root causes of human rights abuses

Author: Report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, House of Commons

"Race to the top: Improving Canada's extractive sector corporate social responsibility strategy to safeguard human rights in Latin America," 31 Jan 2019...

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11 February 2019

EU reports significant rise in removals of illegal hate speech by Facebook, Microsoft & Twitter

Author: EU Business (Belgium)

"Brussels welcomes speedier Facebook, Twitter responses to hate speech", Feb 2019...

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10 February 2019

So. Africa: How human rights activist has championed her community's resistance to mining despite threats from pro mining groups

"Xolobeni activist defies death threats to protect her ancestral land"...

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7 February 2019
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Author: Barbara Fraser, Mongabay

"Petróleo en Perú: consulta previa, derrames y un nuevo operador para el bloque 192", 7 Feb 2019...

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5 February 2019

Finland: Civil society calls on Govt. to explore common EU approach to mandatory human rights due diligence legislation during EU Presidency

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice et al

We, the undersigned NGOs, are calling on the Finnish government to set an ambitious agenda for the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) at European Union (EU) level......

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