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Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters
"BNP Paribas must face revived lawsuit over Sudanese genocide", 22 May 2019...
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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......
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights
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"...
- Related companies: Facebook
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.
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"...
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...
“Entre coacción y colaboración: Verdad judicial, actores económicos y conflicto armado en Colombia” - 8 de agosto de 2018...
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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...