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20 November 2018

Commentary: Swiss Federal Council lacks "political will" to legally enforce human rights due diligence in gold supply chain, says academic

Author: Mark Pieth, swissinfo.ch

"Switzerland’s golden opportunity for responsible business", 19 Nov 2018...

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20 November 2018

Social media companies allegedly taking insufficient action to stop spread of hate speech & incitement of violence through their platforms

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12 November 2018

Google & Facebook end forced arbitration in sexual harassment & assault cases after 20,000 Google employees walk out

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Article
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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Article
10 October 2018

Professor John Ruggie provides 'Guiding Principles' for the business & human rights treaty negotiations in open letter

Author: Professor John G. Ruggie

"'Guiding Principles' for the Business & Human Rights Treaty Negotiations: An Open Letter to the Intergovernmental Working Group," 9 October 2018...

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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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NGO rejoinder
2 October 2018

Akali Tange Association Rejoinder to Barrick Gold

"It is becoming a systematic problem for Barrick Gold Corp for almost two decades in denying allegations of human and environment rights abuses. The reports as stated in the Dirty Profit 6 are all true. Other similar reports of human and environment...

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Company response
2 October 2018

Barrick Gold Responds to Akali Tange Association Rejoinder

"The ATA reiterates many of the inaccurate allegations raised in Facing Finance’s report about the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV)1 on which Barrick has already provided a detailed response in July 2018. As such, rather than repeat our position on these...

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18 September 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: Parent company liability for extraterritorial abuse

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