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Conflict and mass displacement increase child labour: findings from the first global report on child labour in the Arab States
Author: ILO, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Arab Council for Childhood and Development (ACCD), Arab Labour Organisation (ALO),League of Arab States (LAS)
Conflict and crisis in the Middle East and North Africa has led to an increase in child labour across the region, including in children’s involvement in armed conflict and other illicit activities, a new report finds....
US Judge allows lawsuit by ex-Abu Grahib inmates against CACI over alleged torture in Iraq to proceed
Author: Matthew Barskat, Associated Press
"Judge allows Abu Ghraib torture claims to go to trial", 27 Feb 2019...
Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
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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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Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)
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Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
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Author: Liz Ford, The Guardian (UK)
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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... ...