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14 October 2014

So. African NGO report raises concerns regarding negative community impacts of coal mining; Anglo American and Nedbank respond

Bench Marks Foundation has released a report,  which examines the conduct of the key players in South Africa's coal mining sector, including the corporate grievance mechanisms used by these companies, the community engagement concerns identified and...

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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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30 September 2014

Cambodia: Report finds serious violations of fair trial rights of 23 protesters charged in line with Jan 2014 garment worker protests

Author: International Senior Lawyers Project

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30 September 2014
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Author: Pauline Carmel, Leadersleague

« Directions juridiques : méfiez-vous des droits de l'homme ! », 24 septembre 2014...

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25 September 2014
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Author: ITespresso (France)

« Bientôt une déclaration des droits de l'home numérique? », 22 septembre 2014...

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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,...

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11 August 2014
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1 August 2014

Global Economy, Global Rights - A practioners' guide for interpreting human rights obligations in the global economy

Author: Corporate Accountability Working Group, International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

This report synthesizes and analyses the interpretation of extraterritorial obligations (ETOs) in the context of corporate human rights violations from the perspective of United Nations (UN) treaty bodies…Decades of growth in transnational business...

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24 July 2014

Reports propose new living wage benchmarks for Malawi, So. Africa & Dominican Republic

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18 June 2014

Kenya Human Rights Commission's position paper on protecting rights of communities affected by international infrastructure project

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