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13 January 2020
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Author: La Izquierda Diario

“Más de 250 millones de trabajadores participan de la huelga general en la India”- 8 de enero de 2020...

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Article
19 December 2019

USA: Federal study confirms racial bias of many facial-recognition systems, casts doubt on their expanding use

Author: Drew Harwell, Washington Post

Facial-recognition systems misidentified people of color more often than white people, a landmark federal study released... shows, casting new doubts on a rapidly expanding investigative technique widely used by law enforcement across the United States...

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Article
18 December 2019

Cambodia: 10 national & international organisations jointly convene a workshop to discuss issues and discrimination against women

Author: Savi Khorn, The Phnom Penh Post

"Workshop held in Phnom Penh to discuss discrimination against women", 17 December 2019...

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Article
11 December 2019

Thailand: Following suspension of US trade benefits, rights groups urge legal reforms to ensure full enjoyment of worker freedoms

Author: Intl. Labor Rights Forum, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), Be Slavery Free, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, and others

"Statement on U.S. Government Decision to Suspend Thailand’s Trade Preferences Due to Worker Rights Issues"...

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Story
2 December 2019

Qatar: UN expert on racism highlights discrimination, "stereotyping" and "profiling" of migrant workers

E Tendayi Achiume, UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, conducted a country visit to Qatar 21st November - 1st December 2019....

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Article
21 November 2019

Commentary: AI for good can cause human rights harms without appropriate safeguards

Author: Mark Latonero, Wired

"Opinion: AI for good is often bad," 18 Nov 2019...

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Article
21 November 2019

Facebook & Google’s surveillance poses unprecedented danger to human rights says Amnesty International; the companies dispute the findings

Author: Amnesty International

"Surveillance giants: How the business model of Google and Facebook threatens human rights," 21 Nov 2019...

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Company non-response
19 November 2019

Tableau did not respond

We invited Tableau to respond to a call from employees to stop selling its software to U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Employees alleged that through these sales, Tableau is complicit in systematic human...

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Article
4 November 2019

India: Facebook allegedly being used as 'megaphone of hate', after report shows widespread sharing of hate speech directed at Bengali Muslims

Author: Pranav Dixit, BuzzFeed

"Facebook Failed The Rohingya In Myanmar. Now It May Be Repeating Its Mistakes In Assam.", 28 October 2019...

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Article
31 October 2019

Tanzania: Mining trading centres yet to guarantee higher returns for small-scale miners; perpetuate predatory practices by the rich

Author: Helen Reid, Barbara Lewis & Emmanuel Herman (Reuters)

"Gold rush? Not for us say Tanzania's small-scale miners"...

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