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3 July 2018
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28 June 2018

Majority of Internet infrastructure providers have not established adequate safeguards against human rights abuse, says new report

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"Public interest, private infrastructure: barriers and drivers for adopting human rights standards in the Internet infrastructure industry," 5 June 2018...

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27 June 2018
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Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Zwangsarbeit, Kinderarbeit, Diskriminierung, Hungerlöhne, unsichere Arbeitsbedingungen, Drohungen und andere Menschenrechtsverletzungen in den globalen Lieferketten von Unternehmen sind ausführlich dokumentiert... Lieferketten sind komplex,...

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26 June 2018
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Author: Júlia Dias Carneiro, BBC News Brasil (Brazil/UK)

"'Só arrancaram a casa do lugar, e fim': 4 anos depois, desapropriados da Copa questionam remoções desnecessárias", 17 junho 2018...[A]...Copa de 2014...provoc[ou]...desapropriações..."...Para quê foi feita a Copa? Para tirar as famílias do lugar?" Seu...

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26 June 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The use of consumer protection laws for corporate accountability

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26 June 2018
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Author: Росбалт

"Human Rights Watch заподозрила немецкую компанию в поставке оборудования для слежки в Туркмению", 25 июня 2018 года...

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25 June 2018
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Author: Venezuela al día

“Empresas de telefonía móvil estarían inmiscuidas en bloqueo de portales de noticias” - 21 de junio de 2018...

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25 June 2018

Grupo México lawsuit (re toxic spill in Mexico)

On 6 August 2014, 40.000 m3 of chemicals from the Buenavista del Cobre mine, a subsidiary of Grupo México, spilled into the Sonora and Bacanuchi rivers.  The toxic spill caused water and soil contamination which affected approximately 22,000 people...

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25 June 2018

Human Rights Watch urges German tech firm to assess whether its technology could be used by Turkmen govt. to further human rights abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch

German technology companies should publicly disclose whether they are considering sales to the Turkmenistan government, Human Rights Watch said......

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25 June 2018

So. Africa: Report says lack of information makes it difficult to assess if mining companies are repairing their environmental damage

A report by the Centre for Environmental Rights says lack of adequate information has made it impossible to determine whether South African mining companies are fulfilling their legal obligations to repair and rehabilitate environmental damage that...

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