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8 July 2020

Independent audit of Facebook finds that some decisions were "significant setbacks for civil rights"; incl. company comments

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30 June 2020

COVID-19 highlights importance of addressing socio-economic inequalities for migrants to Middle East & No. Africa

Author: Georges Fahmi, Open Democracy

"For migrant workers in the MENA, flattening the curve of inequality is urgent," 29 Jun 2020...

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29 June 2020

The Philippines: Financial Executives Association of the Philippines oppose the Anti-terror bill & call on Congress to prioritize tax reform instead

Author: ABS-CBN News

"Tax reform more important than new anti-terror bill: Financial executives group", 09 Jun 2020...

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29 June 2020

The Philippines: Several business associations jointly voice strong opposition to anti-terrorism Act

Author: Makati Business Club (MBC) & others

"Joint statement on Anti-terrorism Act of 2020", Jun 2020...

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29 June 2020

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on States & businesses to ensure that use of new technologies does not violate right to peaceful assembly

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27 June 2020

Philippines: Business associations, trade unions, human rights organizations & financial executives strongly push back against Anti-Terrorism Act

On the 3rd of July 2020, the Philippines government enacted an anti-terrorism law which, according to international human rights watchdogs, will eliminate critical legal protections and permit government overreach against groups and individuals...

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23 June 2020
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Author: Organisation Internationale du Travail

 "Les moyens de subsistance de plus de 55 millions de travailleurs domestiques sont en danger en raison du COVID-19", 16 Juin 2020...

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15 June 2020

Uruguay: Country becomes the first nation to ratify the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention

Author: International Labor Organization

‘Uruguay first to ratify ILO Violence and Harassment Convention’ 12 June 2020...

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10 June 2020

Human rights groups urge the European Union to strengthen rules on surveillance technology exports

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9 June 2020

Commentary: Robust assessments of companies’ activities will offer the foundations of knowing & showing support for racial equality

Author: Andrea Shemberg, Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

“What do the UNGPs expect companies to do about racial discrimination?”, 8 June 2020...

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