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Author: Cleber César Buzatto, Conselho Indigenista Missionário (CIMI)/Le Monde Diplomatique (Brazil)
“O governo Bolsonaro organiza sua base para tentar tornar ‘letra morta’ os direitos indígenas. Em paralelo, facilita o acesso e posse de armas de fogo aos fazendeiros “, 22 de janeiro de 2019 ...[M]antendo...tom agressivo contra os povos e os direitos...
USA: Five plaintiffs sue Airbnb for allegedly discriminating against Jews after company removes listings from West Bank
Author: Marcy Oster, Jewish Telegraphic Agency (USA)
"American Jews Sue Airbnb, Alleging Anti-Semitic Discrimination", 28 Jan 2019...
Author: Le Monde (France)
« Reconnaissance faciale : Amazon, Microsoft et Google sommés de ne pas vendre leur technologie aux Etats », 16 janvier 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights: Artificial Intelligence
- Related companies: Alphabet Amazon.com Google (part of Alphabet) Microsoft
USA: Social media site Gab accused of facilitating white supremacist violence after user suspected of killing 11 people in Pittsburgh synagogue
On 27 October 2018, Robert Bowers entered Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and killed 11 people and wounded 6 others. The attack is believed to be the deadliest on the Jewish community in US history, according to the Anti-Defamation...
Author: Noelle Phillips, Denver Post (USA)
"Cargill, Teamsters will pay $1.6M to settle civil rights dispute over Muslim workers’ prayer breaks", 14 Sep 2018...
New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement
Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed
"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...
- Related in-depth areas: CEO activism and other positive business initiatives to protect civic freedoms Latest news on human rights defenders Positive company initiatives Technology and Human Rights: Digital Freedom
- Related companies: "S Group" adidas ADM (see Archer Daniels Midland) Alphabet Anglo American Apple Archer Daniels Midland Asia Pulp & Paper (part of Sinar Mas) Associated British Foods Barrick Gold Ben & Jerry's (part of Unilever) Bunge Cargill Cartier (part of Richemont) Chevron Chobani Cisco Systems Coca-Cola DLA Piper Eileen Fisher ExxonMobil Facebook FIFA General Electric Golden Agri-Resources Google (part of Alphabet) Grupo Hame IOI Group Johnson & Johnson Lyft McKinsey Microsoft Natural Fruit Nestlé Newmont Nike Oath Inc (formerly Yahoo! & AOL (part of Verizon)) PepsiCo Primark (part of Associated British Foods) Reforestación de Palma del Petén (Repsa) (part of Grupo Hame) Richemont Salesforce.com Shell Siemens Sinar Mas Group Starbucks Stonyfield Farm Telenor Tiffany Uber Unilever Vedanta Resources Verizon Volaris Websense Wilmar International
USA: Halliburton to face lawsuit alleging national origin & religious discrimination against 2 employees
Author: Patrick Dorrian, Bloomberg BNA (USA)
"Halliburton Accused by Government of Harassing Muslim Workers", 3 July 2018...