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25 May 2018

Netherlands: Activists launch 'Data Labour Union' with aim of negotiating directly with Facebook & Google over users’ data

Author: Reuters

"Facebook users unite! 'Data Labour Union' launches in Netherlands", 23 May 2018...

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24 May 2018

Africa: NGO coalition urges AfDB to not to sacrifice 'people-centred climate-resilient development' in favour of private investors

Author: Coalition for Human Rights in Development

"Development, Gender, Energy and Accountability"...

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21 May 2018

Oxfam says survey shows companies in extractive sector increasingly adopting full contract disclosure policies

A recent survey by Oxfam reveals that companies in the oil, gas and mining sectors are increasingly adopting full contract disclosure policies. It urges more companies to adopt full contract disclosure policies, and proactively disclose contracts on...

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19 May 2018

Kenya: Oxfam urges govt. to pass legislation on disclosure of oil contracts to avoid conflicts

Author: Gilbert Makore (Extractives adviser for Oxfam in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania), in Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Disclose petroleum contracts to avoid dreaded oil resource curse"...

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16 May 2018
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Author: Verena Glass, Fundação Rosa Luxemburgo (Brazil)

"Belo Sun deixa de ser bom negócio até para o grande capital-Agnico Eagle Miners, maior investidor do empreendimento canadense de exploração de ouro no rio Xingu, abandona o projeto e vende todas as ações. Fundação Rosa Luxemburgo publicou estudo sobre...

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16 May 2018

Commentary: As artificial intelligence progresses, we must define responsibility & embed respect for human rights

Author: Dunstan Allison-Hope & Mark Hodge, OpenGlobalRights

"As artifical intelligence progresses, what does real responsibility look like?" 16 May 2018...

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16 May 2018

Commentary: FIFA & 2026 World Cup winning bidder need to implement human rights standards to prevent digital & labour rights abuses

Author: Peter Micek, OpenGlobalRights

"FIFA 2018: digital rights are (finally) playable," 16 May 2018...

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15 May 2018

Kenya: Court declares construction of Lamu port violates indigenous community's right to information, healthy environment & culture, orders compensation

The High Court of Kenya  has declared that the construction of the Lamu port failed basic constitutional and legal requirements, including violations of legal procedure on public participation, the right to information, the right to a clean and healthy...

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14 May 2018
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Author: Misereor

"Rohstoffe für die Energiewende: Menschenrechtliche und ökologische Verantwortung in einem Zukunftsmarkt", Februar 2018...

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3 May 2018

Facebook is asked to disclose data on Cambodian leader's account in lawsuit alleging misuse of social media

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