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23 May 2012

Response by MTN: Human rights concerns related to May 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Azerbaijan. Click here

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23 May 2012

[PDF] PRESS RELEASE (for immediate release) Eurovision Song Contest: Are some company sponsors ignoring concerns about human rights in Azerbaijan?

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

As the Eurovision Song Contest gets underway...some companies sponsoring the event are refusing to respond to concerns raised about the human rights situation in Azerbaijan. Business & Human Rights Resource Centre contacted 7 companies that are...

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1 May 2012

Human rights concerns related to May 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Azerbaijan

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Human rights groups and journalists have raised serious concerns about the human rights situation in Azerbaijan as it prepares to host the 26 May 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have documented widespread...

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4 April 2012

MTN in spotlight over human rights

Author: Independent Online [So. Africa]

The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) received a call to investigate MTN for human rights violations in Iran...MTN has been accused of facilitating the surveillance of Iranian opposition activists by allowing phones to be bugged...The case has been...

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27 January 2012

To Protect Human Rights, Companies Must Pull Out of Iran

Author: Mark D. Wallace and Irwin Cotler, United Against Nuclear Iran in NJToday.net [USA]

[T]he United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on human rights, Ahmed Shaheed...documented Iran’s brutal record of persecuting religious and ethnic minorities within its borders...and decried Iran’s “dramatic” increase in executions...Iran has an abysmal...

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27 October 2011

Chinese tech giant aids Iran

Author: Trend News Agency

Huawei Technologies…a Chinese telecom giant, filled the vacuum created in Iran's government-controlled mobile-phone industry when Western companies pulled back…in 2009…Huawei recently signed a contract to install equipment for a system at Iran's...

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1 October 2011

[PDF] CSR in conflict and post-conflict environments: from risk management to value creation

Author: Maria Prandi and Josep M. Lozano (eds.), Escola de Cultura de Pau & ESADE: Institute for Social Innovation

[T]here are significant experiences of companies that are participating in peace-building in numerous...

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19 August 2011
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Author: Joan Tilouine, Radio France Internationale

Le réseau [mobile] a donné naissance à une plateforme d’innovation pour le développement économique de l’Afrique et la lutte contre la pauvreté...Aujourd’hui, le mobile permet d’apporter des services bancaires, administratifs, médicaux, scolaires,...

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19 June 2011

Ericsson uses technology for good to help reconnect refugees worldwide

Author: Ericsson

In response to a call from UNHCR [UN High Commissioner for Refugees] to "do 1 thing" to support refugees, Ericsson…is leading an industry initiative to use technology as a force for good in support of the refugee cause…Ericsson, Refugees United and...

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25 April 2011

United Against Malaria Honors Campaign Advocates from African Football and Enterprise on World Malaria Day

Author: United Against Malaria

Today on World Malaria Day, the United Against Malaria (UAM) campaign, under the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership, recognized leaders from Africa's football (soccer) and corporate spheres for their role in bringing malaria control messages to more...

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