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Torture & ill-treatment

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27 November 2019
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Un hombre trabajador de la mina de Inversiones los Pinares y una mujer de la comunidad de Guapinol fueron asesinados el 23 de noviembre de 2019 en el municipio de Tocoa, Colón. Este doble crimen sucedió en una de las comunidades donde la confrontación...

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11 November 2019

US ends trade benefits for Cameroon because the country failed to address persistent human rights violations

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2 November 2019

Bangladesh: Government calls for repatriation of migrant worker after allegations of sexual assault by Saudi employers

Author: Special Correspondent, Al Jazeera

"'Sexual assaults': Bangladesh seeks worker's return from Saudi", 3 November 2019...

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2 November 2019
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Author: InfoMoney (Brazil)

“Eduardo Bolsonaro sugere novo AI-5 ‘se esquerda radicalizar’; fala gera forte reação no mundo político”, 31 de outubro de 2019...

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28 October 2019

Bahrain: F1 performs U-turn on human rights abuses to raise issue of detained activist with government; includes company comments

Author: Maya Oppenheim, The Independent (UK)

"Formula One pledges to raise 'rape and torture' of jailed activist with Bahraini authorities but refuses to bin race," 27 Oct 2019...

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25 October 2019
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Author: Comisión Internacional de Juristas (CIJ), Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos (FIDH) y la Organización Mundial Contra la Tortura (OMCT) en el marco del Observatorio para la Protección de los Defensores de Derechos Humanos, Centro por la Justicia y el Derecho Internacional (CEJIL), Front Line Defenders, Fundación Para La Justicia y el Estado Democrático de Derecho, Guatemala Human Rights Commission (GHRC-USA) y la Plataforma Internacional contra la Impunidad

“Carta Pública”, 25 de octubre de 2019...

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15 October 2019

Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition's report raises serious allegation of human rights abuse; incl. co non-response

A report recently published by the Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition alleges that up to today brutal human rights abuses, including killings, torture and sexual violence, continue to occur in certain diamond mining areas on the African...

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1 October 2019
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1 October 2019

Victims & NGOs file complaint against BNP Paribas in France over alleged complicity in human rights abuse in Sudan

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30 September 2019
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Author: Centre des Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l’Homme

Thème du trimestre : La longue marche vers un Traité sur les entreprises et les droits de l'homme...

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