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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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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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Story
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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Article
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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Story
18 September 2018

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

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Article
13 September 2018

Shiva Foundation launches toolkit for combating modern slavery in the hospitality sector

Author: Considerate Hoteliers

"Shiva Foundation launches online toolkit for the hotel industry", 12 September 2018...

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Article
29 August 2018
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Author: Yan Boechat, Deutsche Welle (Brazil)

“Em desespero, imigrantes aceitam trabalhos com salários muito abaixo do mínimo e longas jornadas, e alguns vivem em situação análoga à escravidão. ‘Sei que sou explorado, mas vou fazer o quê?’, diz venezuelano”, 29 de agosto de 2018...

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28 August 2018

Guatemala: Indigenous journalist assaulted while reporting on Oxec hydroelectric project; company denies responsibility

Author: TeleSur (Venezuela)

“Guatemala: teleSUR Correspondent Attacked By Men With Machetes”, 24 of August 2018...

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