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19 September 2018

Myanmar: UN Fact-Finding Mission warns business against engaging with military

Report says actions of military, in particular in the context of “clearance operations” in northern Rakhine, have so seriously violated international law that any engagement in any form with the military and its businesses is indefensible until and...

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18 September 2018
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Author: Andy, Fredzone

« La volonté de Google de percer le marché chinois fait polémique », 16 septembre 2018...

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18 September 2018

Google did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Google to respond to a letter from human rights organizations calling on Google to refrain from launching a censored search engine in China, saying it would violate freedom of expression and right to...

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13 September 2018

Commentary : FIFA and the IOC's reporting tools can help provide an avenue for human rights complaints

Author: Daniela Heerdt, Rights as Usual

"FIFA and the IOC’s Human Rights Reporting Tools – a Flower in the Remedy Bouquet", 9 September 2018...

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11 September 2018

HRW launches campaign urging major car companies to stand by Saudi activists jailed for advocating women's right to drive

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Tell Car Companies To Do The Right Thing", 11 September 2018...

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11 September 2018

Vietnam denies entry to rights advocates invited to the World Economic Forum

Author: Channel News Asia

Vietnam has denied entry to two prominent rights campaigners invited to attend this week's World Economic Forum in Hanoi, as the one-party communist state continues its hard line on critics of its dismal rights record....

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10 September 2018
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Author: Agência Brasil/EBC, (Brazil)

“ONU lança iniciativa para proteger defensores ambientais”, 3 de setembro de 2018...

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10 September 2018
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Author: Marcio Zonta, Brasil de Fato (Brazil)

 “Mineradoras tentam cooptar igrejas, acusa padre da Rede Igrejas e Mineração-Desde 2013 se intensificam ações das empresas mirando as igrejas; aceitação social para expandir projetos em comunidades”, 31 de agosto de 2018...

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8 September 2018

Philippines: Union leader escapes assassination; attack came after protest against food company Sumifru

Author: Kath Cortez, Davao Today

"Union leader escapes from assassination attempt", 5 September 2018...

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7 September 2018

USA: Nike sparks controversy by making activist Colin Kaepernick face of campaign

Author: Kevin Draper & Ken Belson, The New York Times (USA)

"Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Campaign Keeps N.F.L. Anthem Kneeling in Spotlight", 03 Sep 2018...

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