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13 August 2019

Australia: New court case against hiring agency over alleged bad working conditions

Author: Chantelle Francis

"WA labour-hire company in court over alleged underpaid workers" 12 August 2019 ...

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3 June 2019

Latin America: Report deepens understanding of socio-environmental conflicts caused by mining in the region

Author: Latin American Conflict Observatory (OCMAL)

[Excerpt translation from Spanish provided by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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3 June 2019
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29 May 2017

Philippines: Labour groups allege that govt. soldiers threatened and harassed workers on strike, amidst martial law in Mindanao

Author: Mart D. Sambalud, Davao Today

"Martial Law in Mindanao: AFP’s intrusion, threats vs. Comval banana workers slammed", 29 May 2017...

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15 April 2017

Philippines: Korean-owned Shin Sun Tropical Fruit faces freedom of association concerns after terminating 53 workers who inquired on delayed salaries

Author: Earl O. Condeza, Davao Today

"Korean plantation workers stop work, protest vs. illegal dismissal, unfair labor practice", 10 April 2017...

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14 October 2015

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights raises concern over media's role in fomenting anti-refugee sentiment

Author: Sam Jones, Guardian (UK)

"Refugee rhetoric echoes 1938 summit before Holocaust, UN official warns", 14 Oct 2015...

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4 September 2015

UK: Sun & Daily Mail accused of contributing to create anti-refugee sentiment in UK

Author: Max Fisher, Vox

"Nothing captures Western hypocrisy on refugees like these British tabloid front pages"...

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24 April 2015

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights attacks The Sun newspaper over its decision to publish an article calling migrants "cockroaches"

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, pointed out that “cockroaches” was used by both the Nazis and those responsible for the genocide in Rwanda.

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27 March 2015

China: Oil leak at Changquing Oilfield caused by pipeline corrosion affects soil, forest, & people’s health

Author: Huashang Daily

中石油长庆油田发生原油泄漏 数百米山沟变油河, 2015年03月27日...

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17 April 2014

Can Your Company Be Sued For a Terrorist Attack?

Author: Brooks M. Hanner, Corporate Counsel (USA)

…[C]ompanies that were indirectly or unwittingly connected to terrorism faced lawsuits after an attack…[R]ecent case law and statutory developments have strengthened the legal protections available to an innocent business involved in a terrorist...

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