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5 February 2019

Afghanistan: The disappearance of a private security firm after employee deaths highlights the unaccountable nature of the industry, investigation reports

Author: Abigail Fielding-Smith and Crofton Black, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Death and disappearance: Inside the world of privatised war, 29 Janurary, 2019...

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4 February 2019

Afghanistan: Peace talks ignore dangers of minerals rush

Author: Antony Loewenstein, The Nation

"Peace in Afghanistan? Maybe—but a minerals rush is already underway", 30 January 2019...

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13 January 2019

UN special rapporteur calls on businesses to respect women human rights defenders

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

"Situation of women human rights defenders: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders", 10 Jan 2019 [T]he present report is based on numerous discussions that the Special Rapporteur has had with women human right...

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9 January 2019

Afghanistan: 30 people killed in gold mine collapse

Author: BBC News, Afghanistan

"Afghanistan gold mine collapse in Badakhshan kills 30", 6 January 2019...

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17 December 2018

UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders' global survey highlights role of cos. in attacks in several countries

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)

"World report on the situation of human rights defenders", 17 Dec 2017...

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10 December 2018

Citizen Lab alleges Netsweeper's software used to limit the freedom of expression & access to information of LGBTQ persons

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10 December 2018
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des Multinationales

« Comment gagner 5 milliards ? Albert Frère, de la sidérurgie wallonne à la guerre civile en Syrie», 5 décembre 2018...

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26 November 2018

New report by CIVICUS finds private sector is negatively influencing civic freedoms in some countries

Author: CIVICUS (S. Africa)

"People Power Under Attack 2018", 27 Nov 2018...

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8 November 2018

Afghanistan: Integrity Watch says new mining contracts may violate minerals law

Author: Mujib Mashal, The New York times

Afghanistan signs major mining deals despite legal concerns, 6 October 2018...

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17 July 2018

Survivors & families of victims of 2016 bomb attack on Canadian embassy in Kabul sue Govt. & security firm

Author: Murray Brewster, CBC News (Canada)

"Security firm named in lawsuit against Ottawa once accused of recruiting ex-child soldiers", 21 June 2018...

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