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Article
1 December 2018

Commentary: Google needs to clarify its position on human rights

Author: Jack Poulson, The Intercept

"I quit Google over its censored Chinese search engine. The company needs to clarify its position on human rights." 1 Dec 2018...

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5 October 2018

What can the zero draft Treaty text offer to people negatively affected by business operations?

Author: Denise Auclair, Senior Advisor, CIDSE

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Article
16 July 2018

China: Whistleblower sentenced to prison after reporting industrial pollution by three companies, despite authorities confirming his accusations were true

Author: Qian Jinghua, Sixth Tone (China)

"Environmental Whistleblower Gets Prison Sentence", 12 Jul 2018...

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Article
4 July 2018

Romania: Price pressure following Brexit threatens to worsen working conditions in garment industry, report finds

Author: Laura Stefanut, BalkanInsight

"Brexit Blues for Romania’s Embattled Garment Industry", 2 July 2018...

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Article
1 July 2018

Paper examines governance framework of mineral supply chains addressing human rights; incl. recommendations for EU on responsible sourcing

Author: Germanwatch

"Governance of Mineral Supply Chains of Electronic Devices", June 2018...

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Article
26 June 2018

Hong Kong: Imperial Pacific sues Bloomberg & its reporters over articles critical of its Saipan casino-resort construction & operations

"Imperial Pacific sues Bloomberg, 2 reporters", 11 June 2018...

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Story
25 June 2018

OPT: Mixed response from multinationals in Israeli solar sector accused of contributing to Palestinian displacement

In May 2018, Who Profits published a report that examines how Israel's solar energy industry contributes to Palestinian displacement. The report claims that Israeli solar projects in the Negev desert and Area C of the occupied West Bank descriminate...

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Article
12 June 2018

Guatemala: Amnesty International calls for urgent action after seven indigenous land defenders killed within a month

Author: Amnesty International

“Guatemala: Seven human rights defenders killed in four weeks”, 11 of June 2018...

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Blog post
1 June 2018

Speaking up against the license to kill: The role of business when human rights leverage on governments is limited

Author: Christian Schliemann & Carolijn Terwindt, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights

Not only governments, but also business actors can step in and call upon Philippines' President Duterte to end the extra-judicial killings. Too often companies fail to speak up about killings, abductions, and trumped-up charges, even though they profit when opponents of their projects are silenced.

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25 May 2018

Oxfam calls on Niger authorities to release 26 activists two months after arrest

Author: Oxfam, Amnesty International, Front Line Defenders, Publiez Ce Que Vous Payez, Tournons La Page, FIDH/OMCT et d'autres

Two months after 26 civil society activists were arrested in peaceful demonstrations against a new finance law in the capital, Niamey, Oxfam and Amnesty International are joining with eight other NGOs to call on the authorities in Niger to ease the...

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