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7 April 2020
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... El pasado 10 de diciembre de 2019 diferentes organizaciones de la sociedad civil que promueven la defensa y respeto de derechos humanos en Colombia iniciaron su estrategia para que, en el país, defender derechos humanos y liderar comunidades sean...

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6 April 2020

Australia: Virtual picket-line represents new type of organizing in midst of COVID-19 restrictions

Author: United Workers Union Australia

"Nationwide virtual picket line calls for no worker to be left behind", 03 Apr 2020...

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6 April 2020

Autocracies & democracies around the world suppress COVID-19 information & crack down on activists

Author: Joshua Keating, Slate

"Strongman Medicine: Suspicious Numbers and Brutal Quarantines", 02 Apr 2020...

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6 April 2020

Colombia: Court rules that COVID-19 cannot be an excuse not to protect human rights defenders at risk

Author: Dejusticia

“Court rules in favor of social leaders and orders that the right to defend human rights be guaranteed” – April 3 2020...

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6 April 2020

COVID-19: New types of protest, advocacy & demands from business-focused HRDs & groups

The COVID-19 pandemic and its response are an impediment to physical organizing and human rights defense around the world - but in the midst of this evolving situation, many human rights defenders and the groups they belong to are organizing in new and...

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6 April 2020

Philippines: brutal crackdown on activists and environmental defenders amid spread of Covid-19

Author: Nick Aspinwall, The Diplomat

"The Philippines’ Coronavirus Lockdown Is Becoming a Crackdown", 03 April 2020...

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6 April 2020

USA: Independent contractors working for Instacart stage novel protest against inadequate COVID-19 safety measures

Author: Noam Scheiber & Kate Conger, The New York Times

"Strikes at Instacart and Amazon Over Coronavirus Health Concerns", 30 Mar 2020...

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6 April 2020

USA: Trader Joe’s opposes unionization efforts among its employees, critical of its response to COVID-19

Author: David Yaffe-Bellany, The New York Times

"Labor Fight Collides With the Pandemic at Trader Joe’s", 02 Apr 2020...

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3 April 2020

Brazil: Indigenous land defender, Zezico Guajajara, who fought against farming and logging is killed

Author: BBC

“Brazil: Amazon land defender Zezico Guajajara shot dead”, 2nd April 2020...

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1 April 2020
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Author: Proceso (México)

"They denounce the arrest of Otomí defender Iván Vargas González", March 31, 2020...

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