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13 July 2020

Cambodia: Rights groups express concerns over govt's crackdowns on human rights defenders during COVID-19 pandemic

Author: Lucie Peytermann & Eléonore Hughes, AFP

"Cambodia tightens repression under virus cover: Rights groups", 10 July 2020...

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13 July 2020

Italy: Migrant worker deaths expose poor conditions as new visa scheme fails to address problems

Author: Lorenzo Tondo & Marta Bellingreri, The Guardian

"Brutal deaths of exploited migrants shine a spotlight on Italy's farms", 13 July 2020...

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13 July 2020

Kenya: President orders speedy resolution of land dispute between Del Monte Foods & local community; community demanding part of land for development

Author: Mwangi Muiruri, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Uhuru cracks the whip on Del Monte land row"...

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13 July 2020

Mexico, USA & Canada: New free trade agreement sparks debate surrounding labour provisions

On July 1, 2020, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) went into effect, replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  The free trade agreement recognises the deeply intertwined nature of the three economies, including the...

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13 July 2020

Mexico: BHRRC renewable energy benchmark proves human rights abuse by renewable energy companies

Author: Mexico News Daily

"The human rights abuses of renewable energy companies in Mexico", 6th July 2020...

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13 July 2020

OHCHR publishes papers on design options & key considerations for mandatory due diligence regimes

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13 July 2020

Russia: Norilsk Nickel reports another major fuel spill in the Arctic

Author: Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

Nornickel suffers another fuel leak, 13 July 2020...

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13 July 2020

UAE: Oil spill prompts call for increased govt. surveillance on oil tankers to prevent drinking water & marine pollution

Author: Ruba Haza, The National (UAE)

"Action needed to prevent oil spills off UAE coast, says government official," 10 Jul 2020...

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13 July 2020

Uganda: Locals impacted by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline face uncertainty over delayed and inadequate compensation [video]

Author: NTV Uganda

"Oil pipeline compensation, hundreds face an uncertain future"...

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12 July 2020

Indonesia seizes Chinese boats after dead body was found aboard; co. executives detained for crew deaths & labour exploitation

Author: Kyodo, South China Morning Post

"Indonesia seizes two Chinese boats after body of man found aboard", 10 July 2020...

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