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12 July 2020

Myanmar has until Sept. to update EU on human rights progress to keep trade preferences

Author: John Liu, Myanmar Times

"EU postpones monitoring mission, asks to Myanmar to respond by September", 10 July 2020...

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12 July 2020

Philippines: Trade unionists assail validity of Anti-Terrorism Law citing danger on labour rights defenders

Author: Kristine Joy Patag, The Philippine Star

"Citing danger to organized labor, trade unionists join legal fight vs Anti-Terrorism Law", 9 July 2020...

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12 July 2020

Report analyses trends in climate litigation, including diverse strategies used against companies

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12 July 2020

Tanzania: RAID urges the London Bullion Market Association to suspend MMTC-PAMP over alleged human rights abuses at Barrick's mine; includes MMTC-PAMP comment

RAID calls on the London Bullion Market Association to suspend gold refiner MMTC-PAMP for its failure to act over human rights abuses at the North Mara gold mine in Tanzania. MMTC-PAMP had earlier published a statement stating that it would continue to...

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12 July 2020

USA: Schlumberger sued for $100 million in class action lawsuit alleging discrimination against women

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10 July 2020

Brazil: Despite Covid pandemic crisis, Govt. depend on China to build nation’s 5G network

Author: Americas Quarterly

“Huawei or Not? Brazil Faces a Key Geopolitical Choice” – 30 June 2020...

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10 July 2020

Colombia: Experts warn of COVID-19 surge as President Duque considers reopening businesses

Author: Americas Quarterly

“Colombia’s Iván Duque Gambles On Reopening” – 2 July 2020...

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10 July 2020

Appeal No. 2: Urgent Justice Mechanism for Repatriated Migrant Workers Now

Author: Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA)

We renew our call and we urge governments and UN agencies to take immediate action in three main areas:...

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10 July 2020

Domestic workers in Gulf states face COVID-19 job losses & abuse from recruitment agencies

Author: Ben Hubbard & Louise Donovan, New York Times (via First Post)

"In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who fin themselves unemployed, abused," 7 Jul 2020...

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10 July 2020

FSG, PolicyLink & JUST Capital release blueprint for companies' role in achieving racial equity; incl. paying a living wage & expanding worker power

Author: Greg Hills, Lakshmi Iyer, Michael McAfee, Josh Kirschenbaum & Martin Whittaker, JUST Capital

"As CEOs face a legacy-defining moment, we are providing a blueprint for their role in achieving racial equity," 7 July 2020...

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