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Author: La Izquierda Diario (México)
“Liberan a la activista Silvia Reséndiz y a sus dos nietos”, 1 de julio de 2019...
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USA: Wayfair workers to walk out to protest management decision to supply detention centre; CEO rejects their plea
Author: Peter Cohan, Forbes
"3 Reasons To Sell Wayfair On Today's Employee Walkout", 26 Jun 2019...
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UN expert calls for moratorium on the sale, transfer & use of surveillance tools; cites lack of human rights-compliant regulatory frameworks
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, called for an immediate moratorium on the sale, transfer and use of surveillance technology until human rights-compliant regulatory frameworks are in place. In a...
Solomon Islands: Xiang Lin SI allegedly linked to illegal logging in the Solomon Islands; “Nende Five” protestors imprisoned
A report by Mongabay (linked below) alleges that Xi Lin SI, a Malaysia-based logging company, is linked to the imprisonment of five protesters in the Solomon Islands who tried to stop the company’s logging operations, which they allege to be illegal....
Author: OECD Watch
"The State of Remedy under the OECD Guidelines: Understanding NCP cases concluded in 2018 through the lens of remedy", 12 Jun 2019...
Vietnam: Activist sentenced to six years in prison for environmental protest against Taiwanese steel company
Author: Ivana Kottasová & Angus Watson, CNN
"Vietnamese blogger sentenced to 6 years in jail for environmental protest", 7 June 2019 A Vietnamese environmental activist and blogger has been sentenced to six years in prison under the country's new law that cracks down on online dissent. Nguyen N...
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UAE: Tech firms to sell facial recognition technology in Gulf despite potential damage to privacy rights
Author: Megha Rajagopalan, Buzzfeed News
"Facial Recognition Technology is Facing a Huge Backlash in the US but some of the World's Biggest Tech Companies Are Trying to Sell it in the Gulf", 29 May 2019...
Author: Tiempo Argentino
Apelan la falta de mérito a empresarios acusados por delitos de lesa humanidad” 22 de mayo de 2019...
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Panama: Defender and leader of banana workers was arrested for allegedly assaulting Del Monte Fresh machinery and conductor
Marvin Wilcox was arrested in recent days for alleged assaults on machinery and personnel of Banana Piña, a subsidiary of Del Monte fresh. Marvin and his companions argue that the arrest is given in an unjustified manner since he denies the accusations...