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15 February 2018

France: Under new law, cos. would face sanctions for failing to block fake news

Author: Charles Bremner, The Times (UK)

"France aims to ban fake news at election time", 14 Feb 2018...

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15 February 2018

Kenya: How activist leading a lawsuit against a lead-smelting factory allegedly causing lead poisoning has endured threats & intimidation

Phyllis Omido is leading a landmark class action demanding a clean-up and compensation from a lead-smelting factory accused of poisoning local residents - including her own son. She has in the past been threatened by thugs, arrested by police and...

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14 February 2018

New issue of Ethical Corporation explores emerging social & economic impacts linked with AI

Author: Ethical Corporation

"Rise of the robots", Jan 2018...

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13 February 2018
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Author: Isabel Harari, Instituto Socioambiental-ISA (Brazil)

"Ribeirinhos atingidos por Belo Monte exigem retomar seu território-O Conselho Ribeirinho do Xingu apresentou ao governo e à Norte Energia, em Brasília, sua proposta de retorno para as margens do rio, de onde foram expulsos pela construção da...

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12 February 2018

'Is Fox News a breach of human rights?’: The news media's immunity from the Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

Author: Sarah Joseph

"'Is Fox News a Breach of Human Rights?’: The News Media’s Immunity from the Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights," 14 April 2016...

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12 February 2018

Power Africa's guide on community engagement for power projects in Kenya

Power Africa has launched a guide for developers of electricity generation and transmission infrastructure. It outlines best practices for the kind of inclusive and effective engagement needed to create positive outcomes for both companies and...

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8 February 2018
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Author: Umberto Bacchi, REUTERS/O Globo (Brazil)

“Assassinatos de ativistas pelo direito à terra e meio ambiente crescem em 2017-Brasil, México e Colômbia estão entre países mais perigosos para manifestantes, afirma ONG”...

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30 January 2018
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Mit diesem Briefing bietet das Business & Human Rights Resource Centre einen sektorspezifischen Einblick in das Thema Menschenrechte und menschenrechtliche Sorgfaltspflichten von Unternehmen in der Chemieindustrie. Das Briefing, welches in...

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30 January 2018

New briefing: Human rights due diligence in the chemical industry

This briefing provides a snapshot overview of allegations of human rights abuses brought against companies in the chemical industry. It was developed in collaboration with the UN Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the...

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30 January 2018
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Author: Matel Bocoum, Le Soleil (Sénégal)

"Gestion des ressources naturelles en Afrique : Les journalistes africains mis à contribution", 30 janvier 2018...

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