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5 December 2019

EU Fundamental Rights Agency looks at human rights implications of using facial recognition technology in law enforcement

Facial recognition technology (FRT) makes it possible to compare digital facial images to determine whether they are of the same person. Increasingly, private companies and public authorities are already using this technology, and several EU Member...

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29 November 2019
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Entre el 25 y 27 de noviembre de 2019, se realizó el Foro Anual de la ONU sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos en Ginebra con participación de personas defensoras de derechos humanos que trabajan temas de empresas y derechos humanos en diferentes partes...

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18 November 2019
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Author: Le Monde avec AFP

« La Guinée réattribue l'exploitation d'un immense gisement de fer à un consortium asiatico-guinéen », 14 novembre 2019....

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14 November 2019
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Author: El Mundo (Costa Rica)

“La polémica mina de Crucitas ante el CIADI (asunto Infinito Gold vs. Costa Rica): breves noticias”, 11 de noviembre de 2019 ...

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14 November 2019
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Author: Red Tiempo de los Derechos

"Las grandes empresas y su incidencia en los sitemas democráticos", 2019...

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12 November 2019
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Author: El Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

"Demandas de empresas contra personas defensoras de derechos humanos, pueblos indígenas, afro-descendientes y defensores/as ambientales. Desafíos para el litigio y medidas de protección y auto-protección", 26 al 28 septiembre de 2019, Ciudad de México...

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12 November 2019

Summary of the II Latin American Regional Workshop on Business and Human Rights

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

"Company lawsuits against human rights defenders, afro-descendant and indigenous communities and environmental defenders. Litigation challenges and protection and self protection measures", 26-28th September 2019...

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11 November 2019

Myanmar: Labour activists charged for role in garment factory strike over working conditions; Includes intl. brand responses

In September 2019, police brought charges against a civil society leader and seven labour leaders for their role in a strike over alleged labour rights abuses at Myanmar Knitting Factory in Pathein Industrial Zone, Myanmar. According to workers,...

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8 November 2019

Peru: Loggers charged for the killing of indigenous environmental defenders

Author: The Guardian (UK)

“'Unprecedented' murder charges for loggers in deaths of indigenous activists”, 31st October 2019...

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5 November 2019

Australia: Civil liberties groups and business speak out over PM's proposal to ban protesters boycotting companies

Civil society groups and business speak out against proposals of the Morrison government to stop protesters boycotting companies they oppose. 

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