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31 January 2018

New paper provides first systematic analysis of UN Special Rapporteur's communications on human rights defenders

Author: Janika Spannagel, Global Public Policy Institute (Germany)

"Chasing Shadows: UN Communications on Human Rights Defenders", 24 January 2018...

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11 December 2017

All that glitters is not gold: Shining a light on supply chain disclosure in the jewellery sector.

Author: Ardea International

This report focuses on the jewellery sector. We have included eight of the major jewellers in the UK, namely the Signet Group (and the companies under its control, as listed in the table in this report), Tiffany & Co., Goldsmiths, Links, F. Hinds,...

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31 August 2017

Commentary: Gender must be at the heart of climate action

Author: Isabella Lövin and Howard Bamsey, Eco-business

"Gender must be at the heart of climate action," 30 August 2017...

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Article
9 August 2017

Mongolia: Herders win landmark agreement concerning mine that threatened their livelihood, health, & culture

Author: Sophie Edwards, Devex

"How a group of Mongolian herders took on a mining giant — and won", 9 August 2017...

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Article
6 January 2017

Over 1000 human rights defenders killed or harassed in 2016 – new report urges advocates to engage companies more effectively

Author: Front Line Defenders

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk in 2016", 3 Jan 2017...

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Article
28 December 2016

UK: Home Office identifies possible victims of modern slavery while investigating illegal immigration in nail salons

Author: Rowena Mason, Guardian (UK)

"Home Office targets nail bars over illegal immigration", 28 Dec 2016...

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Article
6 April 2016

27 Civil society organisations call for release of Mongolian environmental defender Beejin Khastumur

Author: Yes to Life, No to Mining

Civil society organisations from around the world have come together to call for the permanent release of environmental and human rights defender Beejin Khastumur who faces 5-years in prison for an offence there is no evidence he committed. 

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Story
6 April 2016

Mongolia: NGO leader imprisoned for opposing illegal mining; charges allegedly fabricated

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6 April 2016

Urgent action: Call for the release of imprisoned Mongolian environmental defender

Author: Yes to Life, No to Mining

Mr Beejin Khastumur, an environmental defender and founder of Mongolian non-profit Delhiin Mongol Nogoon Negdel (DMNN), has been imprisoned by the Mongolian authorities under suspicious circumstances. DMNN, an organisation which advocates for the...

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5 April 2016

Leader of NGO opposing illegal mining in Mongolia arrested

Author: Yes to Life, No to Mining

Yes to Life, No to Mining have documented how Beejin and other DMNN staff have been subjected to intimidation, death threats and physical violence for their work investigating and protesting illegal mining operations in Mongolia. We denounce the...

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