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1 June 2019

Access Now report reveals extent of internet shutdowns & documents increased pushback in courts

Author: Access Now

"The State of Internet Shutdowns Around the World: The 2018 #Keepiton Report" 01 Jun 2019...

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20 March 2019

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....

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28 February 2019

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...

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13 January 2019

UN special rapporteur calls on businesses to respect women human rights defenders

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

"Situation of women human rights defenders: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders", 10 Jan 2019 [T]he present report is based on numerous discussions that the Special Rapporteur has had with women human right...

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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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17 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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26 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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