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21 November 2019

Brazil: Illegal logging, mining and land grabbing blamed for the record levels of deforestation of the Amazon

Author: Al Jazeera

“Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high under Bolsonaro”, 18th November 2019...

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15 November 2019

Brazil: Women denounce threats, intimidation and physical and sexual violence by agribusiness workers as palm groves are privatised

Author: Mongabay

“Brazil’s ‘coconut breakers’ feel the squeeze of Cerrado development”, 12 de noviembre de 2019...

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18 October 2019

Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Metals Group loses appeal against Pilbara native title claim

Author: Andrea Mayes & Rebecca Parish, ABC News

18 October 2019...

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15 October 2019

Qatar's workers are at risk of heat stress for half the day during summer, finds UN

Author: Pete Pattisson, The Guardian (UK)

Nicholas McGeehan [of Fair/Square Projects, an organisation researching Gulf migrant workers] said the report was “a damning indictment of Qatar’s failure to protect outdoor workers”...

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30 September 2019

Human rights due diligence: 2-day immersive training

Course | 24 - 25 October | London

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17 September 2019

Brazil: Investigations reveal that McDonald's, Burger King and many companies in the UK are supplied with meet from illegal deforestation areas in the Amazon Forest , includes companies’ comments

Author: Andrew Wasley , Alexandra Heal and André Campos , The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (UK)

“UK purchased £1bn of beef from firms tied to Amazon deforestation”, September 17 2019...

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31 August 2019

Australia: Qantas shareholders renew push for airline to refuse forced deportation of asylum seekers

Author: Lisa Martin, The Guardian

"Qantas shareholders renew push for airline to refuse involvement in deportations", 26 August 2019...

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11 August 2019

Germany to Cut Amazon Funds to Brazil

Author: VOA News

Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday said his country does not need Germany's money after Berlin said it planned to cut $40 million in aid to preserve the dwindling Amazon rainforest....

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29 July 2019

DRC: Crisis in mines requires sustainable solution, says Amnesty International

Author: Amnesty International

"DRC: Crisis in mines requires sustainable solution" 25 July 2019...

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22 July 2019

USA: Ex-employee sues New York Restaurant Gramercy Tavern for alleged gender discrimination

Author: Carla Vianna, NY Eater (USA)

"Gramercy Tavern Under Fire for Alleged Gender Discrimination in New Lawsuit", 15 Jul 2019...

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