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13 September 2018

Commentary: ICC prosecution for crimes committed by Chiquita Banana employees in Columbia will most likely fail

Author: Caleb Wheeler, Rights as Usual

« Evaluating the Likelihood of an ICC Prosecution for Crimes Committed by Chiquita Banana Employees in Colombia », 9 September 2018...

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13 September 2018

Uganda: Children involved in artisanal gold mining at the expense of schooling

Author: Oil in Uganda

"Minors; A big challenge to the mining industry in Busia"...

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12 September 2018

New guides help communities to negotiate fair contracts with investors

These Community-Investor Negotiation Guides provide communities and advocates with strategies to protect themselves from unjust land-based investment projects and ensure that the community’s long-term prosperity is at the center of all negotiations. 

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11 September 2018

2018 Beijing Summit: China and Africa committed to improve their collaboration to challenge economic and social needs in the continent

Author: The 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

"Quality upgrade for a closer community of shared future between China and Africa", 7 September 2018...

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7 September 2018

BSR launches human rights-based blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to artificial intelligence

BSR has published three papers  describing a human rights-based blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to AI within and beyond the technology sector. These papers explore the importance of a rights-based approach for governing and...

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2 September 2018
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Author: Repórter Amazônia, Rádios EBC (Brazil)

“Em todo o país, são 32 milhões de crianças e adolescentes em situação de pobreza”, 14 de agosto de 2018...

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29 August 2018
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Author: Yan Boechat, Deutsche Welle (Brazil)

“Em desespero, imigrantes aceitam trabalhos com salários muito abaixo do mínimo e longas jornadas, e alguns vivem em situação análoga à escravidão. ‘Sei que sou explorado, mas vou fazer o quê?’, diz venezuelano”, 29 de agosto de 2018...

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28 August 2018

South African Human Rights Commission issues report highly critical of mining sector's impact on socioeconomic development

The South African Human Rights Commission has released a report highly critical of the damage mining in the country is posing for human rights. The report concludes that the "mining sector is riddled with challenges related to land, housing, water, ...

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28 August 2018

UK: Home Office review of Modern Slavery Act to focus on its operation, effectiveness & potential improvements

Author: Home Office - GOV.UK

"Review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015: terms of reference", 17 August 2018...

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27 August 2018

Commentary: Use of facial recognition technology in schools will result in loss of privacy & discrimination

Author: Toni-Smith Thompson, New York Civil Liberties Union

"Here's what happens when we allow facial recognition technology in our schools," 15 August 2018...

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