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18 July 2018

Verisk Maplecroft Human Rights Outlook 2018 highlights modern slavery risks arising from automation & attacks on defenders as key challenges

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16 May 2018

Commentary: Dating apps must do more to protect LGBTQ communities

Author: Afsaneh Rigot, OpenGlobalRights

"Apps and traps: why dating apps must do more to protect LGBTQ communities," 16 May 2018...

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5 May 2018

Iran: Telegram shutdown denounced as unjustifiable restriction on freedom of expression & criticized for its damage to business

Author: Saeed Jalili, Al Jazeera (Qatar)

"Telegram shutdown sparks anger in Iran", 04 May 2018...

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1 May 2018

Iran arrests 6 as Labor Day demonstrators defy protest ban

Author: Associated Press (New York Times)

Hundreds of Iranians have defied a ban on protests to mark International Labor Day, with police detaining at least six people....

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31 March 2018

First OECD complaint filed against a European company for its activities in Iran

Author: Gerald Pachoud, Bourse & Bazaar

... On 13 September 2017, three civil society organisations filed a complaint with the Italian Government against Italtel Group S.p.A, a major Italian telecom company regarding its business activities in Iran. The complainants argue that the...

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7 March 2018

CIVICUS' new annual report warns about growing role of private sector in governance

Author: CIVICUS (South Africa)

"CIVICUS: State of Civil Society Report 2018 - Year in Review: Top 10 trends", 06 Mar 2018...

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5 January 2018

Front Line Defenders report highlights killings of 312 human rights defenders in 2017, underlining the role of business

Author: Front Line Defenders (Ireland)

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk 2017", 3 Jan 2018...

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7 November 2017

New report calls on internet cos. to do more to fight terrorist incitement & disinformation in line with responsibility to uphold human rights

Author: NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights & World Economic Forum

"Harmful Content: The Role of Internet Platform Companies in Fighting Terrorist Incitement and Politically Motivated Disinformation", Nov 2017...

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20 September 2017

New report highlights reprisals faced by human rights defenders who cooperate with UN

Author: UNOG Information Services, OHCHR (Switzerland)

"Report highlights rising reprisals against human rights defenders cooperating with the UN", 20 Sep 2017...

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24 August 2017
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Author: Isolda Agazzi, Alliance Sud, dans Le Temps (Suisse)

"Les contradictions des investissements «responsables» en Iran", 22 août 2017...

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