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21 March 2019

Cambodia: HRW calls on authorities to reveal the whereabouts of a land activist forcibly disappeared in Preah Vihear province

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Cambodia: Investigate Land Activist’s ‘Disappearance’", 20 March 2019...

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20 March 2019

Cambodia: Civil society and unions express concerns over the EBA during the EU delegation's visit and urge the govt. to address human and labour rights issues

Author: Narim Khuon, Khmer Times

"Civil society groups address possible EBA suspension", 20 March 2019...

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20 March 2019

Cambodia: Govt. & civil society organizations celebrate first Civil Society Day with about 300 groups in attendance

Author: Kimmarita Long, The Phnom Penh Post

"First Civil Society Day event attended by some 300 groups", 20 March 2019...

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20 March 2019

Cambodia: The meeting between W&D factory's representatives and workers ends with failures to reach a solution to an ongoing labour dispute

Author: Chakrya Sophak Khouth, The Phnom Penh Post

"W&D meeting fails to resolve dispute", 20 March 2019...

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19 March 2019

Papua New Guinea: Groups wants deep sea mining co. Nautilus' licenses cancelled so others can't continue project

Author: Ben Robinson Drawbridge, Radio New Zealand

"Call for PNG deep sea mining licenses to be cancelled", 14 March 2019...

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19 March 2019

China commits to respect human rights in its foreign investments

Author: Collective on Chinese Finance and Investment, Human Rights and the Environment (CICDHA)

"China Commits to the United Nations Human Rights Council to Respect Human Rights in its Foreign Investments" 19 March 2019...

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19 March 2019

New Zealand: Social media's artificial intelligence unable to stop spread of videos on mosque attacks

Author: Washington Post, New Zealand Herald

 "Christchurch mosque shootings: How social media's business model helped the massacre go viral"  20 March 2019...

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19 March 2019

Honduras: Workers report alleged threats and harassment at Fyffes' subsidiary farm; claim Fyffes not respecting deal it signed with union

Few weeks after an agreement reached by the Union of agroindustry workers STATS (by its name in Spanish) and the fruit company Fyffes (subsidiary of Sumitomo) workers and the union accused the company of not complying with terms in the agreement, such...

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19 March 2019

Mexico: Chontal indigenous accuse the government and mining company Minaurum Gold of possible violations of their rights

Residents of Santa María Zapotitlán denounced that the Ministry of Economy and the company Minaurum Gold have not respected their right to decide nor have they consulted indigenous peoples regarding the concession and exploitation of their territory....

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19 March 2019

Cambodia: A union leader and three other unionists stand trial over factory's property damage charges pending since 7 years ago

Author: Sovuthy Khy, Khmer Times

"Pav Sina appears in court over property damage allegation", 19 March 2019...

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