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27 March 2017
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Author: Gloria Leticia Díaz, Proceso (México)

“Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos emite 11 recomendaciones por contaminación en ríos”, 22 de Marzo de 20017...

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20 March 2017

Norway’s Wealth Fund Blacklists Vedanta, Other Indian Firms Over Rights Violations, Climate Impact

Author: Aruna Chandrasekhar, Wire

Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) – the world’s largest sovereign wealth or state-owned investment fund – continued to put a series of companies with Indian operations on its exclusion lists, citing human rights, environmental and climate...

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7 March 2017
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7 March 2017

Thailand: Natl. Human Rights Commissioner examines Thai companies’ cross-border operations in Myanmar for human rights abuses

Author: Su Phyo Win, Myanmar Times

“NHRC looks into cross-border rights violations”, 6 Mar 2017...

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2 March 2017

Shell “knew of climate change danger” since 1991 - Greenpeace response

Author: Greenpeace Southeast Asia, on Eco Business

2 Mar 2017...

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18 February 2017

India: Drive against bonded labour: NHRC suggests setting up task force

Author: Ravi Singh, Tribune [India]

Invigorating the government’s drive against bonded labour, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has suggested, among others, setting up a “Task Force” to examine obstacles and challenges in implementation of measures in vogue to eradicate the...

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15 February 2017

Typhoon survivors & civil society call on 47 "carbon majors" to collaborate with Philippines Human Rights Commission's inquiry into their responsibility for climate & human rights impacts

Author: Greenpeace Southeast Asia

"Petitioners’ consolidated reply to the respondent Carbon Majors in the National Public Inquiry being conducted by Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines", 14 Feb 2017...

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10 February 2017
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Author: Centro de Estudios de Derecho Ambiental de Tarragona (CEDAT)

“Derechos humanos y empresas europeas: Un manual práctico para las organizaciones de la sociedad civil y los defensores de los derechos humanos”, Septiembre 2016...

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10 February 2017

New guidance on cross-border litigation & non-judicial remedies for human rights abuses by European co.s

Author: Tarragona Centre for Environmental Law Studies (CEDAT)

“Human Rights in European Business: a practical handbook for civil society organisations and human rights defenders”, September 2016...

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10 February 2017
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Author: Centre d’études de droit de l’environnement de Tarragone (CEDAT)

“Droits de l’homme et entreprises européennes: Guide pratique à l’intention des organisations de la société civile et des défenseurs des droits de l’homme”, Septembre 2016...

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