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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...
Malaysia: Wearing hijab shouldn’t be a problem says hotel association; Govt. advises hotels to lift ban
Author: Imran Hilmy, The Sun Daily
"Employees wearing hijab at hotels shouldn't be a problem: MAH", 3 February 2018...
EU: Instagram & Google+ join co's incl. Facebook, Twitter, Youtube & Microsoft in Commission-led anti-hate speech efforts
Author: Nikolaj Nielsen, EU Observer
"Instagram and Google Plus join EU anti-hate speech drive", 19 Jan 18...