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[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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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,...
Author: Gilbert Kallenborn, 01net (France)
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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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Author: Libya Business News
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Author: David Kashi, International Business Times
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