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25 October 2018
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Author: Naiara Galarraga Gortázar, El País, (Brazil)

 “ ‘Folha’ é ameaçada no Twitter por Bolsonaro horas depois de pedir investigação de ‘ação orquestrada com tentativa de constranger a liberdade de imprensa’ ”, 25 de outubro de 2018...

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25 October 2018
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Author: Andrea Jubé, Valor Econômico, (Brazil)

“Brasil é 1º caso de fake news maciça para influenciar votos, diz OEA”, 25 de outubro de 2018...

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25 October 2018
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Author: Rede Brasil Atual/Sul 21, (Brazil)

“Presidente do Ethos defende boicote as empresas envolvidas com fake News”, 19 de outubro de 2018...

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24 October 2018
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Author: Justiça Global, (Brazil)

“Violência no contexto eleitoral brasileiro é denunciada à ONU e à OEA”, 25 de outubro de 2018...

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22 October 2018

Google CEO says tests of censored Chinese search engine turned out great and time has come to reevaluate decision to pull out from China

Author: Nitasha Tiku, Wired

"Google’s CEO Says Tests of Censored Chinese Search Engine Turned Out Great", 15 Oct 2018...

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16 October 2018
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Author: 王山, 法国国际广播电台 (RFI)

谷歌执行长皮采(Sundar Pichai)日前承认,他们正在研发可在中国使用的审查版搜寻引擎,这项被称作“蜻蜓计划”(Project Dragonfly)的研发仍在初级阶段。 谷歌8年前因坚持“不作恶”的理念拒绝中共的审查而退出中国市场,但今年8月却传出要重返中国的消息。“蜻蜓计划”引发谷歌员工和人权人士的批评,他们担心谷歌会变成科技帮凶,协助中国打压言论自由。计划9月曝光后,有超过1000名谷歌员工联署公开信要求增加透明度;该公司高级科学家保尔森(Jack Poulson)也因此提出辞职。美...

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16 October 2018

Zimbabwe: Report calls for consideration of human rights concerns including access to information when issuing mining permits

Author: Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association & GIZ

"Gap Analysis Of The Institutional, Legal And Policy Framework on Mining in Zimbabwe In Relation To Business And Human Rights"...

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15 October 2018

Access Now urges action by 22 internet, mobile & telco cos., based on 2018 Corporate Accountability Index

Author: Access Now

In September 2018, Access Now wrote to the heads of 22  internet, mobile and telecommunications companies, outlining specific steps they can take to improve their disclosures about the policy and practices they use to safeguard digital rights.  The le...

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15 October 2018

East Africa: Civil society groups should strengthen their capacity & can ensure local communities benefit from growing extractive sector

Author: Christopher Byaruhanga, in Platform for Extractive Industries Information (Uganda)

"East Africa walking a tight rope"...

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8 October 2018

Uganda: Locals impacted by oil exploration activities in Nwoya area allegedly not adequately compensated; Total responds

A recent article claims that farmers in Uganda's Nwoya district impacted by Total's oil exploration were neither consulted nor adequately compensated. The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre invited Total to respond to these allegations. Total...

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