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16 January 2019

Finland: NGO reveals labour abuses in baby box supply chains

Author: Yle

"Finnwatch: Majority of Finland's baby box products made in sweatshop locations", 15 January 2019...

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15 January 2019

Dutch development bank publishes its first human rights progress report

Author: FMO (The Netherlands)

"Human Rights: An integral part of our investment approach - Human rights progress report", 18 Dec 2018...

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11 January 2019
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Author: AFP

« L'allemand Kik échappe à un procès pour l'incendie d'une usine textile de Karachi en 2012 », 10 janvier 2019...

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10 January 2019
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10 January 2019

German court dismisses lawsuit against KiK over liability for fire at factory in Pakistan in 2012

On 10 January 2019, the Dortmund regional court dismissed a complaint brought by four Pakistani plaintiffs against KiK, a textile company, accused of joint liability over a fire that broke out at one of its suppliers in Karachi in 2012 and killed 250...

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8 January 2019

Pakistan: Four killed, one injured in coal mine explosion

Author: Peoples Dispatch, Newsclick, Pakistan

"Four killed in Pakistan coal mine explosion", 4 January 2019...

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18 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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12 December 2018

Commentary: Lawsuit against KiK over Pakistan factory fire & supply chain liability of transnational cos. for human rights impacts

Author: Lucja Nowak & Jonas Poell, Hogan Lovells, on JD Supra

"Supply chain liability under the law of negligence: What does Jabir and Others v KiK Textilien und Non-Food GmbH mean for European companies with supply chains in the sub-continent and other common law countries?", 10 Dec 2018...

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11 December 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 29, December 2018

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to our Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin -- highlighting a specific topic each quarter, as well as key developments in corporate legal accountability......

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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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