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8 January 2019

Front Line Defenders' new global analysis shows 77% of attacks connected to defense of land, environment & indigenous rights

Author: Front Line Defenders (Ireland)

"Global Analysis 2018", 07 Dec 2018...

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20 December 2018

US jury convicts ex-Blackwater guard of murder over deadly shooting in Nisour Square in Iraq

Author: Reuters

"Report: Ex-Blackwater Guard Convicted of Murder in Iraq Shooting Spree", 19 Dec 2018...

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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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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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3 December 2018

Women environmental & land defenders honoured on women's human rights defenders day

Author: Liz Ford, The Guardian (UK)

"Women's rights take centre stage as murdered activists are remembered", 29 Nov 2018...

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27 August 2018

Global Network Initiative report details human rights impacts of internet shutdowns & recommends involving businesses in advocacy against disruptions

Author: Jan Rydzak, Global Network Initiative

Since 2011, network disruptions and large-scale network shutdowns have become a widespread tool of information control. Governments in at least four continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America) have shut down connectivity or social media... ...

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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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23 February 2018

USA: Court rules case against security contractor CACI for torture claims at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq can proceed

Author: Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)

"Private Corporation May be Sued for Role in Abu Ghraib Torture, Judge Rule, Judge Rules", 21 Feb 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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30 November 2017

Recent lawsuits contribute to emerging norm of corporate accountability for international crimes, says scholar

Author: Dieneke de Vos, on Just Security

" Corporate Criminal Accountability for International Crimes ", 30 Nov 2017...

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