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31 January 2019
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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...

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30 January 2019
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Author: I24news (Israël)

« Amnesty appelle à boycotter le tourisme dans les implantations israéliennes », 30 janvier 2019...

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30 January 2019

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...

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21 January 2019
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Author: Le Monde (France)

« Reconnaissance faciale : Amazon, Microsoft et Google sommés de ne pas vendre leur technologie aux Etats », 16 janvier 2019...

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11 December 2018
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Author: François Rachline, Licra

« L’entreprise et l’ostracisme», 6 décembre 2018...

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30 October 2018

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...

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1 October 2018
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17 September 2018

USA: Cargill subsidiary to pay $1.5 mln. to settle religious discrimination charges

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...

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29 August 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 ...

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3 July 2018

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...

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