Denial of freedom of expression
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Colombia: Mining company Cerrejón publicly condemns threats against environmental defenders and union members
Author: Cerrejón (Colombia)
“Cerrejón condemns threats against fuerza de mujeres wayuu leaders and sintracarbón’s igor diaz and requests prompt investigations from authorities”, 16th May 2019...
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Author: Minky Worden (HRW), Washington Post
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Ecuador: Natl. Human Rights Institution and trade unions accuse banana plantations of labour abuses including blocking freedom of association
Reports by the Natl. Ombudsman and ASTAC, a banana trade union association in Ecuador alleged labour abuses and obstacles to freedom of association by banana export companies in Ecuador, including a lawsuit against Jorge Acosta, ASTAC president. The...
Liberia: Govt. agency allegedly compels trade union to rescind invitation to human rights defender to speak at International Labour Day celebration
Author: Bettie K. Johnson-Mbayo, Front Page Africa (Liberia)
‘Tough-Talking Atty. Kofi Woods Blocked from Speaking on Int’l Labor Day’ 1 May 2019...
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So. Africa: Labour department threatens to deregister giant mining union as '"it is no longer a genuine trade union"
Author: Alexander Winning and Tanisha Heiberg; Reuters
‘South Africa intends to de-register militant mining union AMCU’ 24 April 2019...
So. Africa: Tendele Coal Mining threatens to sue environmental activists for defamation over Facebook posts
Author: Daily Maverick, (South Africa)
So. Africa: Mining company threatens to sue environmental activists for defamation over Facebook posts...