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22 July 2019

Brazil: Amazon Watch report reveals companies complicit in the deforestation of the Amazon; companies respond

The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre invited 68 companies to respond to allegations of their involvement in the deforestation of the Amazon. Amazon Watch´s report, "Complicity in Destruction II: How northern consumers and financiers enable...

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22 July 2019

Cambodia: Joint NGOs' report claims ongoing restrictions on the exercise of fundamental freedoms for unions and CSOs

Author: CCHR, ADHOC, and SC

"Third Annual Report: Cambodia Fundamental Freedoms Monitor", 18 July 2019 ...

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22 July 2019

Cambodia: Kratie Provincial Court charges a woman with human trafficking of underage girls to China

Author: Buth Reaksmey Kongkea, Khmer Times

"Woman charged with trafficking underaged girls to China", 22 July 2019...

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22 July 2019

Commentary: Clearer, Stronger, Better? – Unpacking the 2019 Draft Business and Human Rights Treaty

Author: Nadia Bernaz, Right as Usual

"Clearer, Stronger, Better? – Unpacking the 2019 Draft Business and Human Rights Treaty", 19 Jul 2019...

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22 July 2019

Consultation on proposed changes to Equator Principles which now include increased focus on human rights open until mid-August

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22 July 2019

DRC: Refugees are victims of the chronic violence on battle for mineral wealth

Author: Halima Athumani, Voice of America

"Refugees Blame DRC's Chronic Violence on Battle for Mineral Wealth", 16 July 2019...

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22 July 2019

Mexico: Grupo México ordered to suspend mining and transport facility following acid spill

Author: El Universal (Mexico)

“Authorities suspend Grupo México's facility after sulfuric acid spill”, 22nd July 2019...

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22 July 2019

Orange Group signs 'ground-breaking' gender equality agreement with UNI Global Union addressing discrimination, domestic violence & work-life balance

Author: UNI Global Union

"Orange Group signs groundbreaking global agreement advancing gender equality with protections against discrimination and promoting work-life balance for its 149,000 employees", 17 July 2019...

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22 July 2019

Samsung accused of 'unsustainable labour practices' in its supply chain; Incl. co. statement

In 2019, investigative news reporters at Korean media outlet, Hankyoreh, released a series called “Global Samsung: A report on unsustainable labor practices", based on its investigations into mobile phone factories supplying to Samsung in India,...

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22 July 2019

USA: Ex-employee sues New York Restaurant Gramercy Tavern for alleged gender discrimination

Author: Carla Vianna, NY Eater (USA)

"Gramercy Tavern Under Fire for Alleged Gender Discrimination in New Lawsuit", 15 Jul 2019...

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