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16 February 2018

Leading activist discusses failure of cos. to address adverse impacts of their technologies & inadequacy of non-judicial remedies

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business (UK)

"Maryam Al-Khawaja on Technology Companies", 18 December 2017...

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15 February 2018

Kenya: How activist leading a lawsuit against a lead-smelting factory allegedly causing lead poisoning has endured threats & intimidation

Phyllis Omido is leading a landmark class action demanding a clean-up and compensation from a lead-smelting factory accused of poisoning local residents - including her own son. She has in the past been threatened by thugs, arrested by police and...

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15 February 2018

UK: legal action launched to ensure govt. holds G4S to account for serious maltreatment of detainees

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13 February 2018
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Basados en el trabajo pastoral de instituciones católicas y de organizaciones no gubernamentales que acompañan diversos procesos comunitarios en los departamentos que configuran la Orinoquía Colombiana (Arauca, Casanare, Guaviare, Meta, Vaupés y...

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13 February 2018
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Author: Assessoria de Comunicação, Conselho Indigenista Missionário-CIMI (Brazil)

"CNDH alerta para o crescimento da violência contra defensores e defensoras de direitos humanos-O colegiado do CNDH emite alerta especialmente vinculado a conflitos fundiários, contra povos indígenas e para a quantidade de chacinas ocorridas em 2017",...

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13 February 2018
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Author: Isabel Harari, Instituto Socioambiental-ISA (Brazil)

"Ribeirinhos atingidos por Belo Monte exigem retomar seu território-O Conselho Ribeirinho do Xingu apresentou ao governo e à Norte Energia, em Brasília, sua proposta de retorno para as margens do rio, de onde foram expulsos pela construção da...

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13 February 2018
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Author: Le Monde avec AFP

« Agressions sexuelles : l’Etat de New York assigne le studio Weinstein en justice », 11 février 2018...

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13 February 2018
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Author: Aristegui Noticias (México)

“Interponen en Ottawa demanda contra embajada de Canadá en México, por apoyar a empresa minera”, 5 de febrero de 2018...

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13 February 2018
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Author: Lepetitjournal.com Bangkok avec AFP

 « Procès en diffamation contre des ouvriers migrants pour s'être plaints », 9 février 2018...

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12 February 2018
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Author: El País (España)

“La discriminación laboral de las mujeres se escapa a la Inspección de Trabajo” – 11 de febrero de 2018...

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