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16 April 2019

Congolese General sanctioned by U.S. and EU for human rights abuses is trading in illegal logging permits over DRC’s climate-critical forests, Global Witness reveals

Author: Global Witness

General Gabriel Amisi Kumba (known as “Tango Four”), sanctioned by the EU and US for human rights abuses...[traded timber licences in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...Global Witness reveals...Amisi’s family obtained five logging concessions in June...

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16 April 2019

Int'l civil society week results in Belgrade Call to Action, urging govts. & cos. to protect defenders

Author: International Civil Society Week

"Civil Society Summit The Belgrade Call to Action An Action Agenda: Positive Measures for Enabling Civic Space towards Maximizing Civil Society Contributions to the SDGs", 10 Apr 2019...

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16 April 2019
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16 April 2019

European Parliament approves new rules to protect gig-economy workers

Author: BBC News

The law sets minimum rights and demands increased transparency for those in "on-demand" jobs, such as at Uber or Deliveroo....

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16 April 2019

Workers should have security & resources to engage in meaningful dialogue with employers to help improve working conditions, says Electronics Watch

Author: Electronics Watch

"New Electronics Watch policy brief explains the what and the how behind "Worker Voices”", 5 April 2019...

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16 April 2019

Brazil: Rural violence linked to deforestation and land grabs increases in the Amazon

Author: Mongabay

“3 massacres in 12 days: Rural violence escalates in Brazilian Amazon”, 8th April 2019...

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16 April 2019

Brazil: China poised to invest heavily in the construction and operation of Brazilian railroads which could cause environmental damage and land conflicts

Author: Mongabay

“China increasingly involved in Brazil’s ambitious Amazon rail network”, 8th November 2018...

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16 April 2019
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16 April 2019
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Author: RFI

Selon l'ONG britannique Global Witness, le général Gabriel Amisi, surnommé « Tangofor », aurait commercialisé illégalement des permis d'exploitation forestière en RDC. Le chef d'état-major adjoint...sanctionné par les États-Unis et l'Union européenne...

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16 April 2019

Brazil: 50 percent of the companies involved in domestic soy production have yet to commit to eliminating deforestation in their supply chains

Author: Global Canopy

“Are Brazilians eating the Cerrado?”, 21st November 2018...

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