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28 June 2019
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Author: El Espectador

“Comisionada de la CIDH alienta a líderes sociales de Colombia a acudir al sistema interamericano” 25 de junio de 2019...

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25 June 2019

DRC: Jean-Claude Katende, a leading human right defender is facing death threats because of his work against impunity and on transparency

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25 June 2019
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18 June 2019

Canada: Govt. publishes updated guidelines on supporting defenders & emphasises role of business

On the occasion of the United Nation’s High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s visit to Canada, the Government of Canada released an updated version of the guidance on supporting human rights defenders for the staff of Canadian missions...

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18 June 2019

Canada: Updated guidelines on supporting defenders strongly reference defenders working on business issues

Author: Government of Canada

"Voices at Risk: Canada’s Guidelines on Supporting Human Rights Defenders", 17 Jun 2019...

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17 June 2019
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"Voix à risqué : Lignes directrices du Canada pour le soutien des défenseurs des droits de la personne", 17 Jun...

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14 June 2019

Commentary: Victims & survivors of Hudbay Mineral's repression still seeking justice in Guatemalan & Canadian court

Author: Grahame Russell, Rights Action

"Is justice possible in Canada or Guatemala for Hudbay Minerals mining repression?", 12 Jun 2019...

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12 June 2019

Ecuador: Labour rights defender supporting banana sector workers risks persecution

Author: Swedwatch (Sweden)

"Defender working on banana sector risks persecution", 14 May 2019...

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11 June 2019

Ecuador: Companies release joint statement in support of threatened labour rights defender Jorge Acosta

Today companies sourcing bananas from Ecuador - Axfood, Coop, Everfresh, Greenfood, Martin & Servera and Menigo - released a joint statement to Ecuadorian government in support of Jorge Acosta, the coordinator of the banana workers’ union ASTAC ...

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11 June 2019

Ecuador: European cos. publicly support defender Jorge Acosta & call on govt. to protect defenders

Author: Axfood, Coop, Everfresh, Greenfood, Martin & Servera and Menigo

"Letter in support of Jorge Acosta", 11 Jun 2019...

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