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12 February 2019
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10 adolescentes entre 14 e 16 anos morreram e outros 3 estão feridos após trágido incêndio no alojamento do Centro de Treinamento George Helal, conhecido como Ninho do Urubu, do Clube de Futebol Flamengo, o Ninho do Urubu, no Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. T...

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4 February 2019

Ukraine: Rights groups call on authorities to address increasing attacks against human rights defenders

Author: Human Rights Watch

More than 50 attacks on activists and human rights defenders in Ukraine have been recorded by local human rights organizations in just the last nine months, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Freedom House, and Frontline Defenders said today....

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30 January 2019
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Author: 20 minutes (France)

« Eternit: nouveau procès contre Schmidheiny », 25 janvier 2019...

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28 January 2019

UGF letter re systemic use of forced labour by Maxam-Chirchiq & Ammofos- Maxam

Author: Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights

On behalf of the Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights (UGF), I am writing to draw your attention to the systemic use of forced labour by the Uzbek-Spanish joint ventures Maxam-Chirchiq and Ammofos-Maxam, located respectively in the cities of Chirchiq...

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15 January 2019
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Author: Alex Tajra, UOL (Brazil)

“Empresa é condenada a pagar tratamento vitalício para expostos ao amianto”, 18 de dezembro de 2018...

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15 January 2019

Dutch development bank publishes its first human rights progress report

Author: FMO (The Netherlands)

"Human Rights: An integral part of our investment approach - Human rights progress report", 18 Dec 2019...

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14 January 2019

Rwanda: Businesses in sectors including mining and agriculture will face punitive measures if found engaging in child labour or indecent work says the government

Author: Michel Nkurunziza, The New Times (Rwanda)

"Businesses to face punitive measures if found engaging in child labour", 8 January 2019...

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8 January 2019
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Author: Diane Sprimont, France Bleu

« Des entreprises du BTP s'engagent à former six réfugiés », 20 décembre 2018...

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10 December 2018
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des Multinationales

« Comment gagner 5 milliards ? Albert Frère, de la sidérurgie wallonne à la guerre civile en Syrie», 5 décembre 2018...

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26 November 2018

Commentary on sport & human rights highlights need for a focus on major sporting events & day-to-day practice by grassroots players

Author: Steve Gibbon, Ergon Associates

Much of what has been written and said about sport in the world of business and human rights has tended to focus on Mega Sporting Events, in particular [...] the Olympic and Paralympic games in Beijing, London Rio, the Winter games in Sochi and FIFA...

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