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13 December 2016

Guatemala: Indigenous weavers organize to defend cultural & collective rights over their textile designs from companies

Author: Jeff Abbott, Towards Freedom

“Indigenous weavers in Guatemala mobilize to defend their craft and cultural rights”, 8 Dec 16...

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27 June 2016

Argentina: State agency to inspect seeds, taking over verification process from Monsanto, following farmers’ protests

Author: Télam, Buenos Aires Herald

“Gov’t, Monsanto reach deal on grain controls”...

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27 May 2016
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Con apoyo del Instituto Danés de Derechos Humanos, la línea de base es el primer estudio en la región latinoamericana y busca ser un insumo para la elaboración del Plan Nacional de Acción sobre empresas y derechos humanos del Gobierno de Chile.

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5 April 2016

Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement could limit access to affordable medicines, says academic

Author: Brook K. Baker, Northeastern Univ. School of Law, on PLOS Medicine (USA)

"Trans-Pacific Partnership Provisions in Intellectual Property, Transparency, and Investment Chapters Threaten Access to Medicines in the US and Elsewhere", 8 Mar 2016...

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31 March 2016

GlaxoSmithKline to stop seeking drug patents in poor countries to improve access to medicines

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11 February 2016

India: MSF supports people living with HIV to oppose Viiv’s attempt to get patents for HIV drugs

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2 February 2016
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1 December 2015

Brazil: Civil society calls on UN Working Group on business & human rights to listen to victims & affected groups during its visit to the country

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30 November 2015
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Grupo de organizações, movimentos sociais e redes brasileiras enviam carta ao Grupo de Trabalho da ONU Sobre Direitos Humanos e Empresas com sugestões para a visita que o grupo fará ao Brasil entre os dias 7 e 16 de dezembro de 2015. As organizações s...

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23 November 2015
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