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11 September 2019
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Uma ex-funcionária terceirizada da rede de supermercados Ricoy presenciou pelo menos dois casos de tortura em lojas diferentes da rede de supermercados Ricoy em 2011. Ela alegou ter ouvido de outros funcionários histórias similares das mesmas sessões ...

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5 September 2019

German prosecutor to investigate FinFisher for allegedly selling spyware used against journalists and activists in Turkey without license

Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)

"German prosecutor opens criminal investigation into Finfisher for selling spyware to Turkey without license", 5 Sep 2019...

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5 September 2019
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Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights

[Die] Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte (GFF), [...] Reporter ohne Grenzen (ROG), [das] European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) und [...] netzpolitik.org [...] haben am 5. Juli 2019 gegen mehrere Geschäftsführer der Unternehmen...

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28 August 2019

US appeals court rules military contractor can be sued over allegations of torture & war crimes in Abu Ghraib

Author: Josh Gerstein, Politico (USA)

"Appeals court clears way for trial in Abu Ghraib suit", 25 Aug 2019 A federal appeals court has cleared the way for a trial in a decade-old lawsuit accusing a military contractor of responsibility for torture of prisoners at the notorious, U.S.-...

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20 August 2019

Zimbabwe: Security guards of state-owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company set dogs and seriously injured several artisinal miners

Author: New Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe)

‘Many injured as guards set dogs on illegal diamond miners in Marange’ 18 August 2019...

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6 August 2019

UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar exposes military business ties, calls for targeted sanctions & arms embargoes

This report by the U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, for the first time, establishes in detail the degree to which Myanmar’s military has used its own businesses, foreign companies and arms deals to support brutal operati...

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5 July 2019

Australia: Staff petition Melbourne university to cut ties with Wilson Security due to human rights violations in Manus Island & Nauru

Author: Helen Davidson, The Guardian

"Staff petition Melbourne university to cut ties with Wilson Security - but contract ended two years ago", 21 June 2019...

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1 July 2019

Zimbabwe: US jeweller blacklists Zim diamonds from Manicaland’s Marange district over reports of human rights abuses

Author: Robert Tapfumaneyi, New Zimbabwe

‘Zim diamonds blacklisted, pressure group welcomes decision’ 27 June 2019...

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26 June 2019

UAE: Repatriated Indian workers stranded for 11 months allege abuses incl. delayed wages and torture

10 migrant workers from Odisha, India are returning home after being stranded in Dubai for 11 months. The workers had travelled to Dubai as carpenters and painters on a construction site but found themselves stranded without the pay they had been...

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25 June 2019

UN expert calls for moratorium on the sale, transfer & use of surveillance tools; cites lack of human rights-compliant regulatory frameworks

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, called for an immediate moratorium on the sale, transfer and use of surveillance technology until human rights-compliant regulatory frameworks are in place. In a...

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