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20 January 2020

EU law forbids governments from forcing private companies to engage in surveillance, according to legal opinion from advocate general

Author: Mohamed Elmaazi, The Canary

"EU law forbids governments compelling private companies to engage in mass surveillance, says EU advocate general", 16 Jan 2020...

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9 January 2020

Colombia: Chinese companies dominate the transport sector in 2020 projections

Author: China Dialogue

“Chinese rail, roads and buses arrive in Colombia”, 8th January 2020...

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2 January 2020

Kashmir internet shutdown takes toll on economy

Author: Niala Mohammad, Yusuf Jameel, VOA

The internet shutdown... in Jammu and Kashmir... has been the longest lockdown in a democracy... Access Now, a global digital rights group... [said] "loss of connectivity in the valley" because of the shutdown has been "devastating to the local economy...

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2 January 2020

China: Both coal production and mining accidents reportedly on the rise

Author: South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

“China’s coal production on the rise, along with reports of mining accidents”, 28 December 2019...

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21 December 2019

Internet shutdowns becoming increasingly common tactic by govts. to silence dissent

Author: James Griffiths, CNN

"Internet shutdowns used to be rare. They're increasingly becoming the norm in much of the world," 21 Dec 2019...

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19 December 2019

Japan: Amid growing concern on modern slavery, Ajinomoto, Fast Retailing and Wacoal among companies adopting human rights initiatives

Author: Nikkei

[Summary translation from Japanese to English provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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17 December 2019

Peru: Hidrovía project confirmation divides Peruvians over potential impacts to the economy, the environment and indigenous communities

Author: Peru Support Group

“Ministries, society divided over pros and cons of Amazon waterway mega-scheme” – 14 December 2019...

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11 December 2019

USA: Protect the Protest launches series of stories about people targeted by SLAPPs for speaking out against injustice

Protect the Protest is a task force comprised of lawyers, journalists, communications professionals, and activists working collectively to protect the free speech of public interest advocates in the United States and stop the use of strategic lawsuits...

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9 December 2019

WeChat alleged of content censorship and blocking Canadian users

Author: Tom Blackwell, National Post (Canada)

"Censored by a Chinese tech giant? Canadians using WeChat app say they're being blocked", 4 December 2019...

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9 December 2019

German businesses call for legal duty of care for human rights and the environment

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