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13 August 2018

Kenya: Flower farm workers allegedly earn below living wage, live in poor conditions & some women sexually harassed; industry association responds

Author: Patrick Kibet & Antony Gitonga, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Why Kenyan flower farms is no bed of roses”...

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7 August 2018

Liberia: ArcelorMittal mine workers resume strike for better working conditions

Author: Ishmael F. Menkor, Daily Observer (Liberia)

"ArcelorMittal Mine Workers Resume Strike", 3 August 2018...

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5 August 2018
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Author: Repórter Amazônia, Portal EBC, (Brazil)

“Manifestantes também deixaram o escritório do Ibama em Altamira, que estava ocupado há mais de 20 dias” 31 de julho de 2018...

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Story
3 August 2018

Kenya: Call to include the poor in planning mega projects after poor families displaced for road construction

Over 20,000 families have been left homeless after a government agency demolished their houses to pave way for road construction. The demolished was done despite an earlier agreement between government agencies and community advocates to extend the...

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30 July 2018

Report examines community strategies & remedies for land conflicts linked to business activities in India, Indonesia & Myanmar

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Article
17 July 2018

Australia: Supreme Court hears lawsuit alleging electricity co's responsibility for 2014 bushfire that destroyed 57 homes

Author: David Weber, ABC News (Australia)

"Perth Hills bushfire class action claims power pole that started blaze was in a 'deplorable' state", 16 Jul 2018...

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17 July 2018

So. Sudan: Parliament probes oil pollution that has allegedly displaced 500,000 people

Author: Joseph Oduha, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"South Sudan minister summoned over oil pollution"...

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Article
10 July 2018

Commentary: Social investing is on the rise, yet measuring impact often fails to incl. human rights expertise

Author: David Kinley, Ethical Corporation

"‘Can booming social bond market really turn finance to the good side?’", 28 June 2018...

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5 July 2018

Kenya: Owners of dam that collapsed killing 47 face manslaughter charges as survivors say they regret accepting conditional compensation

The Director of Public Prosecutions...[has] ordered the arrest and prosecution of 2 Patel Coffee Estates' managers on charges of manslaughter over the Patel Dam tragedy that killed 47 people and left many others injured. In the meantime, several survi...

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4 July 2018
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Author: Daniela Fichino, Justiça Global (Brazil)

"Justiça Global lança chamada para publicação sobre o impacto da era dos megaeventos no Rio", 15 de junho de 2018...Desde os Jogos Panamericanos, em 2007, até a realização dos Jogos Olímpicos, em 2016, um modelo de desenvolvimento urbano excludente foi...

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