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10 October 2017

"UNGA72 | Corporate responsibility to respect human rights requires supporting human rights defenders, say UN experts"

Author: Michael Ineichen, International Service for Human Rights


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11 September 2017

Interview with Gilles Goedhart, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands: "Corporate human rights defenders" are sorely needed

Author: Ana Zbona, Civic Freedoms & Human Rights Defenders Project Manager, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

Gilles Goedhart, Senior Human Rights Policy Officer at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, makes the business case for companies to become advocates for equal rights and civic freedoms.

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29 August 2017

Statement of IndustriALL solidarity Mission to Indonesia concerning mass firings of strikers by PT Freeport and PT Smelting

Author: IndustriALL

High level leaders from unions in Australia (AWU and CFMEU), the Netherlands (FNV), North America (USW) and South Africa (NUM) have completed an 8-11 August, 2017 Mission to Indonesia concerning mass firings of striking workers by PT Freeport and PT...

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31 July 2017

China: Herders in Inner Mongolia protest against COFCO Joycome pig farms that allegedly discharge untreated sewage into grazing land, two protestors arrested

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25 July 2017

Brazil: Homa - Center for Human Rights and Business opens applications for IV International Seminar on Human Rights and Business

Author: Ana Zbona, Civic Freedoms & Human Rights Defenders Project Manager, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

23-25 August | São Paulo

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2 July 2017

Nigeria: Chevron allegedly orders soldiers & policemen to manhandle protesters at the company's Warri office; protesters say they wanted to engage company on labour issues

Author: Matthew Omonigho, Daily Post (Nigeria)

"Chevron allegedly orders security men to manhandle Delta protesters to quash protest in Warri", 28 June 2017...

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29 June 2017

CCR Submits Amicus Brief to Supreme Court Affirming the Alien Tort Statute as Key Tool for Holding Corporations Accountable for Human Rights Violations

Author: Center for Constitutional Rights

The Center for Constitutional Rights [CCR] and the International Federation for Human Rights [FIDH] submitted an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court in Jesner v. Arab Bank in defense of the Alien Tort Statue (ATS) as a critical legal tool to hold...

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27 June 2017

USA: In lawsuit, 50 companies argue for legal protections against sexual orientation discrimination - make business case

Author: Erin Mulvaney, National Law Journal (USA)

50 Companies Tell Court Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Bad For Business, 26 June 2017...

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23 May 2017

Kenya: Locals express health concerns over proposed AmuPower coal plant to govt.; company claims it will be safe

Author: Daniel Wesangula, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Lamu Coal: A much needed energy boost or cancer causing project?”...

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27 April 2017

Nationalism, xenophobia and authoritarianism: How should business respond to these rising trends?

Author: Contributions from Business & Human Rights Resource Centre’s Researchers

What role can and should business be taking to combat rapid shrinking of civic spaces and severe encroachment on human rights in international contexts?

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