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18 January 2019

Human Rights Watch's new world report explores role of businesses in abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch (USA)

World Report 2019, 17 Jan 2019...

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Story
16 December 2018

Indonesian court denies lawsuit against environmental expert witness; enforces legal protection against litigation

An Indonesian court denied a lawsuit against an environmental expert Basuki Wasis, whose testimony led to the conviction of a governor involved in a mining scandal. The court ruled that as a witness, Basuki could not be subjected to criminal or civil...

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Company response
23 October 2018
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Author: Le Monde, AFP, AP et Reuters

« Au procès Monsanto, verdict confirmé mais enveloppe diminuée », 23 octobre 2018...

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Article
17 July 2018

Commentary: New technologies allow women in India to be partners in decision-making

Author: Shreya Sen, OpenGlobalRights

"Bringing justice close: an experiment in accessing justice with technology", 17 July 2018...

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Story
5 June 2018

UN Special Rapporteur calls on platforms to use int'l human rights law as basis for content standards in new report

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Article
31 May 2018

Commentary: Australian media commends govt. and urges Parliament to support new Modern Slavery legislation to purge companies of slavery

Author: The Sydney Morning Herald

"Australia to join assault on slavery", 28 May 2018...

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Article
17 April 2018

Rotterdam Court convicts Seatrade co. of illegal scrapping, NGO Shipbreaking Platform reports

Author: Safety4Sea (Greece)

"Seatrade convicted of illegal scrapping" 16 Mar 2018...

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Story
13 March 2018
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Article
9 February 2018

The necessity for a business & human rights treaty

Author: David Bilchitz

"The Necessity for a Business and Human Rights Treaty," 2 May 2016...

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Article
20 December 2017

EU legislation on collective redress must allow all victims of corporate abuse to access remedy- not just consumers, says commentator

Author: Christopher Patz in OpenDemocracy (USA)

" Consumer is King? Of class actions and who matters in EU law ",  20 Dec 2017...

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