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3 June 2019

Council of Europe publishes recommendations for regulation of AI to protect human rights

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29 May 2019

Paper takes stock of EU progress on business & human rights since 2011

Author: European Commission

"Corporate Social Responsibility, Responsible Business Conduct, and Business & Human Rights - Overview of Progress", March 2019...

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20 May 2019
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Author: Chris Reynolds, La Presse (Canada)

« Réglementation de l'intelligence artificielle: le Canada à la traîne », 19 mai 2019...

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7 May 2019

USA: Amazon faces 7 lawsuits from pregnant women about alleged discrimination

Author: Timothy B. Lee, Arts Technica (USA)

"Amazon discriminates against pregnant women, seven lawsuits have said", 6 May 2019...

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7 May 2019

Virgin CEO & 20 other executives sign onto initiative in support of LBGT+ rights; urge other businesses to follow suit

Author: Hugo Greenhalgh, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Billionaire Branson urges business to back LGBT+ rights", 2 May 2019...

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15 April 2019

Tech industry criticised for racial bias in hiring & application of AI technology

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2 April 2019

USA: Govt. files lawsuit against Facebook for alleged discrimination by preventing people from seeing certain adverts based on race, religion & nationality

Author: Ellen Mcgirt, Fortune (USA)

"Facebook Faces Federal Lawsuit", 28 Mar 2019...

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26 March 2019

Cambodia: Women and NGOs gather to celebrate women's rights and call for an end to all forms of discrimination against women

Author: Kimmarita Long, The Phnom Penh Post

"Civil groups call for clear policies on women’s rights", 26 March 2019...

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24 March 2019

Kenya: In promotion of diversity, four out of 15 employees at Pallet Cafe are deaf

Author: Karen Mbuya Muriuki, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Unique Nairobi restaurant where deaf waiters use sign language"...

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17 March 2019

Expanding 2022 World Cup to other Gulf countries carries human & labour rights risks, warn rights groups

In 2010 the news that Qatar had succeeded in its bid to host the 2022 World Cup was greeted with dismay by human rights NGOs and activists, concerned over the country’s poor record on labour rights and civic freedoms. Concerning reports of poor working...

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