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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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10 April 2018
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Author: Márcia Torres, Agência de Notícias Uniceub (Brazil)

“Record é condenada a exibir 16 programas de religiões de matriz africana em horário nobre”, 6 de abril de 2018...

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3 February 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...

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1 February 2018
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Author: Handelsblatt

Der UN-Hochkommissar für Menschenrechte will rund 200 Unternehmen wegen deren Verbindungen zum Siedlungsbau in Israel genauer untersuchen......

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24 January 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...

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21 December 2017

Canada: Supreme Court broadens scope of workplace discrimination cases beyond employer-employee relationships

Author: Matthew Claxton, Langley Advance (Canada)

"Supreme Court of Canada rules in human-rights case involving Langley firm" 15 Dec 2017...

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19 November 2017

Malaysia: Workers complain against discriminatory no-headscarf policy of some hotels

Author: Mei Mei Chu, Jakarta Post

"Malaysia hotel industry in the spotlight over no-headscarf uniform policy", 11 November 2017...

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