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20 April 2017

Pakistan: Bank Information Center publishes report on social & environmental impacts of AIIB-funded Tarbela 5 hydropower extension

Author: Bank Information Center

"The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Tarbela 5 hydropower extension project, Pakistan", Apr 2017...

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19 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...

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24 March 2017

Human Rights Council renews mandate of Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders; affirms defenders must be protected by state & non-state actors

Author: Michael Ineichen, International Service for Human Rights

"HRC34 | Council unites to stand with human rights defenders", 23 Mar 2017...

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10 March 2017
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Author: Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos, en Miami Herald (USA)

"Reduciendo el riesgo de la infraestructura para las personas", 5 Mar 2017...

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10 March 2017

G20 must ensure safe & sustainable infrastructure investment agenda, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says

Author: Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Miami Herald (USA)

"Human rights trampled in push to build infrastructure", 3 Mar 2017...

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1 March 2017

Pakistan: Villagers protest govt. plans to mine untapped coal reserves citing pollution & access to ancestral lands

Author: Rina Saeed Khan, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Pakistan races to tap virgin coal fields to meet energy crunch", 27 Feb 2017...

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20 February 2017
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16 February 2017

Pakistan: 6 dead, 30 injured in factory fire

Author: Dawn [Pakistan]

Death toll in the motorbike spare parts manufacturing unit fire incident reached six...as four of the injured labourers succumbed to their burns....a fire had erupted in Al-Badar Engineering factory situated at Lahore Road as a result of which one of...

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6 February 2017

BSI Group develops index on addressing trafficking & modern slavery risks in supply chains

Author: Sustainable Brands

“Supply Chain Slavery Index Identifies High-Risk Countries in Fashion Supply Chains”, 1 February 2017...

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2 February 2017

Pakistan: KiK launches initiative to improve building safety

Author: Observer [Pakistan]

Patrick Zahn, CEO of the German manufacturer KiK Textiles and Non-Food GmbH, will launch a new initiative to improve building safety of its Pakistani suppliers on February 2 in Karachi. KiK has invited its 30 Pakistani suppliers to participate in an...

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