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14 November 2018

Turkish union leader killed & 2 union representatives injured

Author: Intl. Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

The ITUC has condemned the murder of Turkish trade union leader Abdullah Karacan, and the wounding of two other union representatives in Adapazari, Turkey, today. According to reports received by the ITUC, a gun-wielding assassin fired at the union...

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13 November 2018
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Author: Noticias Caracol

“ONU rechazó asesinato de líder social en el Catatumbo”- 10 de noviembre de 2018...

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12 November 2018
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Author: 100% Noticias

“Campaña diamantes de sangre contra Ejército de Nicaragua”- 10 de noviembre de 2018...

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5 November 2018
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Author: Yves Petignat, Le Temps

« Les Etats au risque de l’éthique », 28 octobre 2018...

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31 October 2018

World Human Rights Defenders Summit underscores risks to defenders that struggle for protection of rights over profits

Author: Amnesty International

"More than 150 human rights defenders gather to lead change and fight repression, racism and discrimination", 29 Oct 2018...

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30 October 2018
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Julián Carillo Martínez fue asesinado el pasado 24 de octubre cuando sujetos desconocidos lo atacaron con armas de fuego de alto calibre. Julián era uno de los principales líderes de la comunidad rarámuri y defensor del medio ambiente que luchaba en...

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30 October 2018

Colombia: Prosecutor charges Drummond officials with financing paramilitaries' war crimes from 1996 to 2006; with company comments

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30 October 2018

International NGOs issue stark warning to Bolsonaro on climate change & human rights

Author: Amazon Watch; Business & Human Rights Resource Centre; Global Witness; Intl. Land Coalition - América Latina y el Caribe; Intl. Service for Human Rights; Latin America Working Group; Protection Intl.

The policies proposed by Brazil’s new President, Jair Bolsonaro, threaten a human rights and environmental catastrophe with global implications. Brazil is already the deadliest country in the world in which to defend your land, with at least 57 people...

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30 October 2018

USA: Social media site Gab accused of facilitating white supremacist violence after user suspected of killing 11 people in Pittsburgh synagogue

On 27 October 2018, Robert Bowers entered Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and killed 11 people and wounded 6 others. The attack is believed to be the deadliest on the Jewish community in US history, according to the Anti-Defamation...

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29 October 2018
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