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27 August 2018

Global Network Initiative report details human rights impacts of internet shutdowns & recommends involving businesses in advocacy against disruptions

Author: Jan Rydzak, Global Network Initiative

Since 2011, network disruptions and large-scale network shutdowns have become a widespread tool of information control. Governments in at least four continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America) have shut down connectivity or social media... ...

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26 June 2018

Gambia: Two environmental activists killed during protests against sand mining

Author: ABC News (USA)

"2 activists killed in Gambia in protests against sand mining", 18 June 2018...

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22 June 2018
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16 January 2018
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Author: Élisabeth Schneiter, Reporterre (France)

« 312 défenseurs de l'environnement et des droits humains ont été assassinés en 2017 », 16 janvier 2018...

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5 January 2018

Front Line Defenders report highlights killings of 312 human rights defenders in 2017, underlining the role of business

Author: Front Line Defenders (Ireland)

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk 2017", 3 Jan 2018...

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2 January 2018

US imposes sanctions against Dan Gertle & 18 other businessmen under First Global Magnitsky Act for complicity in human rights violations

The US  has announced sanctions against 52 people and entities from around the world over alleged human rights abuses and corruption. This includes Israeli billionaire Gertler over Congo deals and Benjamin Bol Mel of South Sudan. Announcing the...

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10 November 2017
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Author: RFI

"Gambie: ouverture du procès d'une société chinoise accusée de polluer Gunjur", 10 novembre 2017...

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18 June 2017

Gambia: Communities protest against Swami India Company in a dispute over land they say is reserved for community amenities

Author: Madiba Singhateh, Foroyaa Newspaper (Gambia)

"Gambia: Communities Protest Against Estate Developer", 29 May 2017...

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6 March 2017

Gambia Milling Company workers protest ‘poor working conditions’; demand the resignation of senior officials

Author: Halimatou Ceesay, The Point (Gambia)

"GMC workers protest ‘poor working conditions’", 28 Feb 2017...

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3 February 2017

African govts. increasingly censoring Internet with shutdowns - NGO says telecom firms can be allies to open Internet

Author: Lungelo Shezi, htxt.africa (South Africa)

The siege on internet freedom: How African governments are tightening their grips, 31 Jan. 2017...

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