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2 December 2018

Laos: Unidentified Chinese-owned cement factories covers villages with dust & smog affecting 900 families

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Chinese-Owned Cement Factories Pollute Lao Villages", 30 November 2018...

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21 November 2018

Bangladesh: Fourth People's Health Assembly attributes global health crisis to neoliberal policies and corporate takeover

Author: P. Ambedkar, Peoples Dispatch

“PHA4: Neoliberal Policies and corporate takeover are the cause of the world health crisis”, 18 November 2018...

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5 October 2018
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Author: Daniel Camargos, Repórter Brasil, (Brazil)

“Adolescente costurava roupa de luxo para a Brooksfield Donna e entregadores da Coca-Cola chegaram a fazer 140 horas extras por mês. Casos levaram Ministério do Trabalho a incluir grandes marcas na lista divulgada hoje”, 5 de outubro de 2018 ...

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28 September 2018

So. Africa: Funeral industry association says parlours could be contaminating Vaal River through hazardous effluent

Author: Naledi Shange, Herald Live (So. Africa)

"Funeral parlours could be adding to contamination of Vaal River"...

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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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NGO rejoinder
7 August 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Changement climatique ; La Cour Suprême autorise un procès opposant 21 jeunes aux Etats-Unis », 7 août 2018...

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1 August 2018

NGOs call for Bilateral Investment Treaty between Tanzania and The Netherlands that respects human rights

Civil society organisations in east Africa have urged governments to adopt a more people centered approach to investment policy and deal making  and ensure that laws are responsive to  human rights, promote gender equity and support environment...

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9 July 2018

Commentary: Human rights have been peripheral in debate on impacts of artificial intelligence, despite significant added value

Author: Christiaan van Veen & Corinne Cath, Data & Society

"Artificial Intelligence: What’s Human Rights Got To Do With It?", 14 May 2018...

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4 June 2018

Commentary: Investors & companies should care about human rights in the digital age

Author: Isabel Ebert, A4ID

"Guest post: why investors should care about business and human rights in the digita age," 4 June 2018...

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3 June 2018

Laos: Banana workers sickened by chemicals used on Chinese-owned farms; pregnant workers especially at risk

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Lao Banana Workers Sickened by Chemicals Used on Farms", 30 May 2018...

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