Torture & ill-treatment
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Liberia: Sime Darby accused of torturing and manhandling residents in and around its concessions after incident is captured on video; incudes company statement
Sime Darby Oil Palm Plantation Liberia (SDPL), a subsidiary of Malaysia based palm oil company, Sime Darby Plantation (SDP) has been accused of torturing and manhandling residents in and around its concession areas after a video was released on social...
Author: Mário Braz, Comissão Pastoral da Terra/CPT (Brazil)
"STJ nega habeas corpus a empresário acusado de ser mandante de chacina em MT"...
- Related in-depth areas: Human rights defenders Últimas notícias sobre defensores/as de direitos humanos
Author: Empresas y Delitos de Lesa Humanidad Blogspot
"Nos pasearon secuestrados adentro de la Ford" – 3 de abril de 2018...
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- Related in-depth areas: Perfiles de demandas judiciales Últimas noticias legales
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“Defensores ambientales en Honduras: Una imagen terrible en el celular de Marta Raquel”, 31 de marzo de 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas noticias sobre defensoras/es
Thailand: Fisherman who lost forearm appeals for higher pay; UN business & human rights working group expected to urge Thailand to adopt a national action plan
Author: Thomson Reuters Foundation, Bangkok Post
"Fishermen long for justice as Thailand comes under UN scrutiny", 29 March 2018...
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights launches report on protection for human rights defenders, addresses business & human rights issues
At the extraordinary session held in Bogotá, Colombia, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights launched a report in Spanish on public policy guidelines to protect human rights defenders, including those defending their land rights and the...