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30 July 2014

US decision to dismiss claims against Chiquita "delays Justice for victims of paramilitary violence in Colombia", says Earth Rights Intl.

Author: Jonathan Kaufman, Earth Rights International

"Court sides with Chiquita, Delays Justice for Victims of Paramilitary Violence in Colombia", 25 Jul 2014...

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29 July 2014

PAX report on role of mining companies in allegedly promoting paramilitary violence catalyses push to boycott “blood coal” in Europe & USA

Author: Nicolas Bedoya, Colombia Reports

“Why Drummond and Glencore are accused of exporting Colombian blood coal”, 2 Jul 2014 ...

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29 July 2014

Bangladesh: Matalan chooses not to donate to ILO-backed Rana Plaza compensation fund; says it has funded another scheme

Author: Guardian (UK)

"Matalan fails to contribute to Rana Plaza trust fund as deadline looms", 28 Jul 2014...

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29 July 2014

Dozens of NGOs sign statement warning of human rights threats by US Supreme Court’s decision on Argentina's “vulture funds” case

"Argentina 'vulture fund' ruling reflects global human rights threat" - 28 July 2014 ...

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29 July 2014

EU Commission survey on corporate social responsibility

Author: European Commission

"The European Commission's strategy on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) 2011-2014: achievements, shortcomings and future challenges", 2014...

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29 July 2014

Human Rights Watch says World Bank's plan risks to harm communities affected by development

Author: Human Rights Watch

"World Bank: Reject Plan to Roll Back Safeguards", 28 July 2014...

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29 July 2014

Inclusive Development Intl. says global civil society response to World Bank plan gathers momentum

Author: Inclusive Development International

"World Bank turns Its back on rights protections for the poor, global civil society response gathers momentum", 29 July 2014...

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29 July 2014

Malaysia: Air quality around Kuala Lumpur reaches unhealthy levels; palm oil firms using cheap burning methods blamed

Author: AFP, Jakarta Globe

“Malaysia Air Quality ‘Unhealthy’ as Haze Obscures Skies”, 29 July 2014...

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29 July 2014

Myanmar: Govt. passes law on ILO Convention on Worst Forms of Child Labour; pledges to implement ban on child labour by December

Author: San Yamin Aung, Irrawaddy (Myanmar)

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