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20 January 2020

Occupied Territories of Palestine: Major Agritech companies implicated in land grabbing and rights violations, according to a new report

A recent report, issued by the independent research center, Who Profits, finds that Israeli agritech companies are deeply complicit in the ongoing occupation of Palestinian and Syrian land....

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11 December 2019

Will Lafarge be held accountable for alleged links to human rights abuses in Syria?

Author: Claire Tixeire, European Center for Constituional Law and Human Rights (ECCHR)

Autumn 2019 marked an important turn in the legal saga over whether French company Lafarge has been complicit in grave human rights violations in Syria.  The Paris Court of Appeal issued its much-awaited decision on whether to uphold or to revoke the...

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2 December 2019

Women Human Rights Defenders day: Amnesty Int'l calls on businesses to adopt zero-tolerance policy on violence against women defenders

Author: Amnesty International

"Challenging power, fighting discrimination: A call to action to recognise and protect women human rights defenders", 29 Nov 2019...

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7 November 2019

French Court drops crimes against humanity charges against Lafarge in lawsuit over its operations in Syria

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7 November 2019
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24 October 2019

French court of appeals rejects civil society organizations' admissibility as civil parties in case against Lafarge for alleged complicity in crimes against humanity in Syria

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24 October 2019
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29 July 2019

Report examines changes in Twitter since Arab Spring & how it became govt. tool to silence human rights defenders

Author: Yarno Ritzen, Al Jazeera

'It exists to demobilise opposition': How Twitter fails Arabs", 16 Jul 2019...

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28 June 2019

NGOs file criminal charges over chemical exports to Syria by German companies that could be used to make sarin gas

Author: Rebecca Staudenmaier, Deutsche Welle (Allemagne)

"German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report", 25 Jun 2019...

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25 June 2019

Guiding engagement on business and human rights in Syria: The launch of a toolbox for human rights defenders

Author: The Syrian Legal Development Programme

The Syrian conflict saw countless international crimes and human rights abuses, including the use of chemical weapons, torture, forced displacement, indiscriminate and targeted attacks on civilians, and abuse of property rights. Businesses operatin...

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