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5 December 2019

USA: Virginia's anti-SLAPP law needs significant improvements to protect against intimidating lawsuits, say advocates

Author: Ben Hitchcock, C-Ville (USA)

"SLAPP-happy: Virginia’s weak anti-SLAPP law attracts defamation lawsuits", 4 Dec 2019...

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4 December 2019

Amnesty Intl. issues recommendations to States on steps to protect human rights at COP25

Author: Amnesty International

As parties to the 25th Conference of the Parties of the United National Framework Convention on Climate Change prepare to gather in Madrid between 2-13 December 2019, Amnesty International is calling on them to take the bold cooperative measures tha...

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4 December 2019

Germany: Party congress of conservative CDU calls for human rights due diligence regulation

Author: CDU Germany

[unofficial web-based summary translation of German original]...

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4 December 2019

Qatar: Study highlights obstacles to healthcare for male migrant workers; recommends greater employer accountability

A study published by the Centre for International and Regional Studies, Georgetown University in Qatar and World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation reviews the data single male labourers' (SML) access to healthcare...

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3 December 2019

Bangladesh: 166 recruiting agencies shut down after abuse and torture allegations from workers in Saudi Arabia surface

Author: Special Correspondent, Voice of America

"Bangladesh Shuts Recruitment Agencies After Saudi Abuse Claims", 3 December 2019...

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3 December 2019

CORE assesses corporate accountability commitments of UK parties ahead of General Election

Author: CORE

"UK General Election 2019: Corporate Accountability Commitments", 27 Nov 2019...

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3 December 2019

First stage of inaugural UK Fisheries Sector Human Rights and Social Welfare Baseline Project launched

Author: Human Rights at Sea

“UK fisheries sector human rights and social welfare baseline project gets underway”, 28 November 2019...

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3 December 2019

Norway: Govt.-appointed committee proposes human rights transparency and due diligence regulation

Author: Etikkinformasjonsutvalget

[draft translation of the Committee's Norwegian report in excerpts - full and official version will be added once available]...

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3 December 2019

Thailand : Thammakaset files criminal defamation lawsuit against human rights defender; NGOs ask for judicial harassment to end

Author: The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders

"The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Thailand" 27 nov 2019 The Observatory has b...

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3 December 2019

TikTok user reportedly blocked after posting video about China's detention camps

A 17-year-old Tiktok user claimed that her account has been suspended after posting a video accusing China of putting Muslims into detention camps on the social platform....

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