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10 December 2013

[PDF] Businesses across the Middle East must put human rights above the bottom line - New report lifts the lid on the business practices of dozens of companies operating across the Middle East

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Arabic and French versions below] Companies operating across the Middle East must uphold human rights according to a new report by an international human rights organisation. The new report, released today in Arabic, English and French by the...

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4 December 2013

Human Rights Risks Atlas 2014

Author: Maplecroft

Over the last six years, the world has witnessed a 70% rise in the number of countries posing an ‘extreme risk’ to the human rights of their populations, according to the annual Human Rights Risk Atlas, released by risk analysis company Maplecroft,...

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4 December 2013
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Author: Gilbert Kallenborn, 01net (France)

Fini le business en toute liberté avec les dictatures. Le gouvernement veut mettre de l’ordre dans les exportations des technologies d’interception de données, comme les proposent des sociétés françaises telles que Qosmos ou Amesys [filiale de Bull]...

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25 November 2013

[PDF] Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The goal of the Annual Briefing is to help a wide audience understand what has been happening in different parts of the world. First, it examines global trends in corporate legal accountability such as barriers to accessing judicial remedies;...

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22 November 2013

Blackwater founder: my company could have prevented Benghazi deaths (Libya)

Author: Spencer Ackerman, Guardian (UK)

The founder of the world’s most infamous private security company believes the National Security Agency is overstepping its authorities and that he could have prevented the death of a US ambassador last year in Benghazi...Prince said the company,...

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18 October 2013

More than 17,000 modern-day “slaves” in Libya, says global report

Author: Libya Herald

With 17,693 people apparently living as modern-day slaves in Libya, according to the first-ever Global Slavery Index, the country is ranked by it as having the greatest prevalence of “slavery” in North Africa...Modern slavery takes many forms and is...

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1 October 2013

Global Slavery Index finds India has most forced labourers, Haiti & Mauritania have most by share of population - report names cotton, mineral, seafood supply chains

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23 September 2013

Libyan Women Increase Participation in Democracy

Author: Libya Business News

As the process of drafting the constitution for post-revolution Libya draws closer, women institutions and groups, in cooperation with the United Nations, intensified their efforts to strengthen the role of Libyan women and empower them to effectively...

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16 September 2013

Libya Oil Production Dropping Amid Protests At Export Terminals And Oil Fields Across The Country

Author: David Kashi, International Business Times

Libya is losing $130 million a day in oil revenue because of ongoing protests at large export terminals and oil fields across the country...Protesters have been demanding better working conditions and pay...Libya’s oil production has fallen from 1.4...

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16 September 2013
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