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Author: Victoria Waldersee and Catarina Demony, Reuters
"Portugal's government under fire over controversial lithium contract," 27 November 2019....
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Verisk Maplecroft's Human Rights Outlook 2019 says risks spread for businesses & civil society as more countries embrace authoritarian tactics
Author: Verisk Maplecroft
"‘Strongmen’ regimes lead charge against freedom of speech and privacy: Human Rights Outlook 2019", 07 Aug 2019...
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Author: Conor Humphries, Thomson Reuters
Ryanair...cabin crew in Portugal are set to strike for five days in August in a dispute over pay and conditions......
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Author: International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
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Author: Centro de Administração e Políticas Públicas do Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas da Universidade de Lisboa em parceria com a Direção-Geral das Atividades Económicas do Ministério da Economia (Portugal)
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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)
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Author: International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
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Fundamental Rights Agency finds that civil society in EU is facing increasing challenges & explores role of business
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New report by CIVICUS finds private sector is negatively influencing civic freedoms in some countries
Author: CIVICUS (S. Africa)
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