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Facebook to face lawsuits alleging failure to protect users' personal information over Cambridge Analytica data breach
East Africa: Extractives Baraza tracking publicly available oil, gas & mining agreements between govts. & investors
Author: Extractives Baraza (Kenya)
"Publicly Available Oil, Gas and Mining Agreements"...
- Related companies: Tullow Oil
Malawi: Govt. & mining investors should respect local communities' right to access information, says Human Rights Watch
Author: Katharina Rall, Human Rights Watch
"Malawi: Govt Should Keep Promises to Rural Residents, Protect Them From Mining"...
- Related in-depth areas: Land Rights & Displacements
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...
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...
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"...
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...
- Related companies: Korindo Group
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...