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28 May 2019

Sudan: 21 refugees file lawsuit against BNP Paribas in US alleging complicity in Sudanese genocide

Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

"BNP Paribas must face revived lawsuit over Sudanese genocide", 22 May 2019...

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23 May 2019
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Author: Reuters

« USA : BNP poursuivi en justice dans le cadre du génocide soudanais », 22 mai 2019 ...

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12 November 2018

Commentary: Geospatial technology can improve human rights documentation

Author: Theresa Harris, OpenGlobalRights

Human rights practitioners have become increasingly savvy about the ways geospatial technologies can help document violations in conflict zones that are difficult to reach, show chronological changes in landscapes, and corroborate witness testimony......

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15 October 2018

Myanmar military were prime operatives behind systemic, highly secretive Facebook campaign that targeted the Rohingya and fueled genocide, report alleges

Author: Paul Mozur, New York Times

"Myanmar’s Military Said to Be Behind Facebook Campaign That Fueled Genocide"...

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9 October 2018

EU to launch withdrawal process of trade preferences in Cambodia over rights concerns & warns Myanmar of potential similar action

The EU is launching the process to end Cambodia's duty-free access to the European Market for exports, and is considering suspending similar trading privileges in Myanmar for human rights abuses in Rakhine state. 

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5 October 2018

EU launches withdrawal process of Cambodia’s Everything But Arms trade preferences; announces high-level mission to Myanmar within framework of potential withdrawal

Author: Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade

"On Myanmar and Cambodia"...

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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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23 August 2018
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29 December 2017

Commentary on Facebook's legal responsibility to avoid enabling human rights abuses via its platform; incl. co comments

Author: Ingrid Burrington, The Atlantic

"Could Facebook be tried for human-rights abuses?", 20 Dec 2017...

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4 December 2017
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Author: Matthieu Hoffstetter, Bilan (Suisse)

«Le respect des droits de l'homme devient un atout pour le business», 23 novembre 2017...

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