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30 August 2018

Metal Refinery (EPZ) lawsuit (re lead pollution in Kenya)

In 2016, the Centre for Justice Governance and Environmental Action (CJGEA) instituted a class action lawsuit on behalf of the Owino Uhuru community in a Kenyan Environment and Land Court in relation to lead contamination and poisoning....

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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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28 August 2018

Guatemala: Indigenous journalist assaulted while reporting on Oxec hydroelectric project; company denies responsibility

Author: TeleSur (Venezuela)

“Guatemala: teleSUR Correspondent Attacked By Men With Machetes”, 24 of August 2018...

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28 August 2018
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Procuradoria Federal dos Direitos do Cidadão, órgão do Ministério Público Federal, lança nota técnica sobre proteção e reparação de direitos humanos no âmbito de atividades empresariais. O documento contextualiza desafios sobre o tema no Brasil, tendo...

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28 August 2018

South African Human Rights Commission issues report highly critical of mining sector's impact on socioeconomic development

The South African Human Rights Commission has released a report highly critical of the damage mining in the country is posing for human rights. The report concludes that the "mining sector is riddled with challenges related to land, housing, water, ...

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24 August 2018

USA: Firefighters join net neutrality lawsuit after Verizon slowed their internet during wildfire

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21 August 2018
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Author: Romain Geoffroy, Le Monde

« Trump n'est pas le premier homme politique à attaquer les médias, mais il est peut-être le plus acharné », 16 août 2018...

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21 August 2018

USA: 350 media organisations publish editorials on freedom of press in response to Trump administration's recurrent attacks on media

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20 August 2018
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Der US-Internetkonzern Google will Medienberichten zufolge eine Suchmaschine in China auf den Markt bringen, die der chinesischen Zensur die Arbeit abnimmt. An dem Projekt mit dem Namen "Dragonfly" wird bereits seit dem Frühjahr 2017 gearbeitet. Die...

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19 August 2018
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Author: Conexihon (Honduras)

“Pretenden borrar historia de Berta manteniendo el caso en secreto”, 13 de agosto de 2018...

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