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9 April 2018

Zimbabwe: HRW report claims child labour & rights abuses rife in tobacco farms

Human Rights Watch recently released a report titled A Bitter Harvest: Child Labour and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe, documenting how children work in hazardous conditions, performing tasks that threaten their health and safety or...

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6 April 2018

NGOs ask Canadian court to unseal documents concerning relationship between Chevron Canada & parent co. to help Ecuadorian plaintiffs in oil pollution lawsuit

Author: Amazon Watch

"Record Environmental Judgement Moves to Ontario Superior Court in Toronto", 5 Apr 2018...

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3 April 2018

Kenya: Court declines to stop govt. agency from approving coal plant that will allegedly cause pollution

Author: Sam Kiplagat, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Blow of residents, activists in a bid to stop sh200bn coal plant"...

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1 April 2018

Greenpeace Intl ends membership with Forest Stewardship Council; raises concern about system's inability to protect forests and human rights

Author: John C. Cannon, Mongabay

"Greenpeace International ends its Forest Stewardship Council Membership," 02 April 2018...

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28 March 2018
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27 March 2018
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Em 12 de março de 2018, rompeu-se o mineroduto da Anglo American em Santo Antônio do Grama, Minas Gerais. O mineroduto é considerado o maior do mundo, com extensão de 525 km, atravessando 32 municípios, estrutura que integra o Projeto Minas-Rio. Este ...

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27 March 2018

Commentary: Regulation of social media companies heightens global risk of excessive censorship

Author: Tara Wadhwa & Gabriel Ng, NYU Stern Center for Business & Human Rights, on Wired (USA)

"Tech Companies Policing the Web will do More Harm Than Good", 31 Jul 2017...

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27 March 2018

Kenya: Eight independent columnists terminate contracts with Nation Media Group alleging interference with journalistic freedom; company responds

Eight independent Daily Nation columnists have terminated their services to the paper citing interference in journalistic freedom by the paper's management. In its response, the Nation Media Group said it ‘did not tamper with their positions expect to...

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27 March 2018
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Author: Sherpa

[Le] 27 mars 2018 débute à l'Assemblée nationale l'examen de la proposition de loi sur le secret des affaires. Ce texte...malgré les mises en garde des journalistes, des ONG, des syndicats, et l'opposition massive des citoyen.ne.s, a été élaborée par...

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26 March 2018
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O Centro de Informação sobre Empresas & Direitos Humanos convidou a Norsk Hydro, mineradora norueguesa, para responder a alegações de que havia transbordado uma de suas barragens de rejeitos e contaminado o meio ambiente e colocado em risco a saúd...

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