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6 September 2019

Argentina: Oil workers on national strike demanding wage improvements

Author: Latin American Post

“Argentina: Oil workers strike hits exports”, 6th September 2019...

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6 September 2019

Commentary: Indigenous peoples are defending their rights in court—and winning

Author: Emily Greenspan, Oxfam America

What a groundbreaking court decision in Guatemala means for environmental justice and indigenous rights....

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6 September 2019

Guatemala: UN commission against impunity’s mandate ended; institution credited with exposing political and corporate corruption

Author: Latin American Post

“Goodbye to CICIG: is fight against corruption ending in Guatemala?”, 31st August 2019...

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6 September 2019

USA: Ex-employee files complaint against Google for alleged pregnancy discrimination & retaliation

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6 September 2019

USA: Workers file complaint against Verizon for alleged racial discrimination

Author: Michael Sainato, Shadow Proof (USA)

"Verizon workers file federal complaints against alleged racist workplace culture", 5 Sep 2019...

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5 September 2019

Cambodia: CENTRAL launches mobile app to share labour rights and educate workers about their rights

Author: Kunthear Mom, Khmer Times

"Central launches labour rights mobile application", 5 September 2019...

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5 September 2019

Following Walmart’s lead, Kroger asks customers not to openly carry firearms in stores

Author: Taylor Telford & Abha Bhattarai, The Washington Post

Kroger followed Walmart in asking customers not to display their firearms in stores located in “open carry” states, becoming the latest big chain to reshape its business around gun reform amid a spate of mass shootings. The nation’s two biggest grocers...

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5 September 2019

German prosecutor to investigate FinFisher for allegedly selling spyware used against journalists and activists in Turkey without license

Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)

"German prosecutor opens criminal investigation into Finfisher for selling spyware to Turkey without license", 5 Sep 2019...

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5 September 2019

Guardian reports return of Ultimate Fighting Championship to the UAE despite human rights concerns

Author: Karim Zidan, the Guardian (UK)

"Arabian fights: Inside the UFC's long-term partnership with the UAE", 5 Sep. 2019...

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5 September 2019

Honduras: School of the Americas Watch’s report documents critical information on the responsibility of Roberto Castillo in corruption and violence, including Berta Cáceres’ murder

Author: DPLF; GHRC; International Platform Against Impunity; Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Foundation

“Violence, Corruption & Impunity in the Honduran Energy Industry: A profile of Roberto David Castillo Mejía”, August 2019...

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