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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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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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Author: Joana Moncau e Thais Lazzeri, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)
"Sob ataque pós-eleição, terras indígenas estão desprotegidas com desmonte da Funai", 10 de fevereiro...
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...
Author: EU Business (Belgium)
"Brussels welcomes speedier Facebook, Twitter responses to hate speech", Feb 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"...
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......