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The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) report from January 2018 looked into the different types and patterns of challenges that civil society organizations working on human rights face in the European Union. In September 2018, FRA...
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Author: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (EU)
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Author: CEE Bankwatch Network
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Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
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Author: Croatian Times
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Author: CEE Bankwatch Network
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