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7 October 2014

Thai Govt. asked by UN human rights experts to respond to allegations of trafficking & forced labour against companies Natural Fruit & Vita Food

In April 2014, a communication was sent to the Thai Government by the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises; the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants; the Special...

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1 September 2014

Should International Human Rights Law Be extended to Apply to Multinational Corporations and Other Business Entities?

Author: Sabina Anne Espinoza, University College London

…I have argued in this thesis that for both practical and normative reasons an extension of IHRL [international human rights law] to apply to multinational corporations and other business entities directly would not be appropriate. There is, however, a...

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5 August 2014

Inter-American Commission report on indigenous peoples in isolation - refers to extractive industries

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3 August 2014
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29 July 2014
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Author: Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

…[E]l informe…aborda la situación de los pueblos que…no tienen relaciones permanentes con las sociedades nacionales prevalecientes en la actualidad…[H]ay una demanda alta y creciente en forma permanente de los recursos naturales que se encuentran en...

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1 June 2014
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17 March 2014
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Author: Organización Internacional de Empleadores

17 de marzo de 2014...

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30 December 2013

Indigenous Peoples in Voluntary Isolation and Initial Contact in the Americas

Author: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

The western hemisphere is home to the largest number of indigenous peoples living in voluntary isolation and initial contact in the world… Indigenous peoples living in voluntary isolation…are holders of human rights in a unique situation of...

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