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22 July 2019

Fiji: The Pacific Human Rights Defenders Network established to protect defenders in the region

Author: Koroi Tadulala, FBC News

"PHRDN to protect and strengthen Human rights defenders in the region", 22 Jul 2019...

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22 July 2019

Samsung accused of 'unsustainable labour practices' in its supply chain; Incl. co. statement

In 2019, investigative news reporters at Korean media outlet, Hankyoreh, released a series called “Global Samsung: A report on unsustainable labor practices", based on its investigations into mobile phone factories supplying to Samsung in India,...

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19 July 2019
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Author: Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos (FIDH)

“Guatemala: Asesinato del Sr. Julio Ramírez del CODECA”, 17 de julio de 2019...

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18 July 2019
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Author: Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos (FIDH)

“México: Campaña de ataques contra organizaciones defensoras de la tierra y el territorio en Chilón (Chiapas)”, 12 de julio de 2019...

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16 July 2019

ABN AMRO's conference focuses on business role in improving situation of civic freedoms & human rights defenders

ABN AMRO, a leading Dutch bank, organized a conference entitled 'Civic Freedom and Human Rights Defenders: What Is the Role of Business?'. The event was organised in collaboration with the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and International...

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16 July 2019

ABN AMRO's conference highlights importance of civic freedoms & human rights defenders & business role in protection

Author: ABN AMRO

"ABN AMRO gives human rights defenders a platform", Jul 2019...

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16 July 2019

Guatemala: Silver mine owned by Tahoe Resources (part of Pan American Silver) is accused of attacking defenders and denying presence of indigenous communities; company responds

Employees from the Escobal mine, property of Tahoe Resources (part of Pan American Silver) are accused of attacking defender, Teresa Muñoz and of denying the existence of indigenous communities in the territory.  ...

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16 July 2019

UK: Govt. releases guidelines on human rights defenders & outlines support to defenders working on business and human rights

Author: Government of the United Kingdom

"UK Support for Human Rights Defenders", 15 Jul 2019...

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16 July 2019

Video: How do businesses affect Human Rights Defenders & how could they support them and civic freedoms?

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre interviewed Human Rights Defenders from Singapore, Turkey, Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe - visiting defenders at The Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York. They shared their views on how...

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15 July 2019
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Author: OCMAL

“Carta con firmas de mas de 65 organizaciones guatemaltecas e internacionales presentado al Fiscal General exigiendo protección para abogado Xinca y comunidades opuestos a la mina Escobal”, 11 de julio de 2019...

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