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7 July 2016

Latin America: NGO highlights attacks against human rights defenders in conflicts with business over lands, resources

Author: Peace Brigades International, PBI

“I think, therefore I resist: Grassroots experiences of alternative protection and promotion of human rights in the context of large-scale economic investment”...

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6 July 2016
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Author: PBI-Brigadas Internacionales de Paz

“Pienso, luego resisto experiencias de protección y promoción de derechos construidas desde la base en contextos de grandes inversiones”...

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20 June 2016
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En 2015 más de tres personas a la semana murieron asesinadas por defender su tierra, sus bosques y sus ríos frente a industrias destructivas.  En el informe En terreno peligroso, se documentan 185 muertes que se sabe que acaecieron el año pasado por...

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6 June 2016
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Author: The International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), The Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights International, Platform Against Impunity, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre y 297 más

Las 301 organizaciones firmantes de la sociedad civil, de todas las regiones, se permiten llamar la atención del Comité [de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales] a la deteriorada situación de aquellas personas y...

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6 June 2016

Civil society groups encourage UN Committee on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights to condemn the harassment of rights defenders

Author: International Service for Human Rights, the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and Platform Against Impunity

"Letter to Members of the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights," 24 May 2016...

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20 May 2016

Urgewald report reveals Vattenfall will not shut down coal power plants & remains active in hard coal business

Author: Heffa Schücking & Sebastian Rötters, Urgewald

"Energy You Want?: Vattenfall's Dark Side," Apr 2016...

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22 April 2016
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Author: Manuel Espino Bucio, Crónica, Omnia (México)

“Nacional: Empresas obstaculizaron investigaciones en el “Puente del Chipote” por el Caso Iguala”, 16 de Abril de 2016...

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12 April 2016
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Author: Agencia de Información Laboral, ENS

“Aniversario del Plan de Acción Laboral (PAL) Cinco años esperando cambios reales”...

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6 April 2016

Nigerian President blames MTN for Boko Haram attacks, says unregistered sim cards were used to plan attacks

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari recently put some of the blame for Boko Haram attacks on mobile company, MTN. Addressing a joint press conference with South African President, Jacob Zuma, who was visiting Nigeria, Buhari said MTN's slow response...

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18 March 2016

Annex IV: List of countries that have ratified core UN human rights instruments & ILO labour conventions

Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

"Annex IV: Ratification of Human Rights and Labour Instruments by World Bank/IBRD Members," 15 Mar 2016

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