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UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights, UN Special Rapporteur on defenders & civil society jointly stress need to prevent attacks on defenders
Author: UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders & group of civil society organizations
"Time to act: Protect defenders who speak up against business impact on people and planet", 10 Dec 2019...
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Author: News 24 (South Africa)
‘FirstRand commits to disclosing fossil fuel exposure’ 28 November 2019...
Democratic Republic of Congo: HRW report alleges European development banks are failing to protect Feronia workers on palm oil plantations
A new report by Human Rights Watch entitled "A Dirty Investment" alleges workers on Feronia-owned palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been exposed to hazardous pesticides, which causes health problems, and suffer abusive...
Women Human Rights Defenders day: Amnesty Int'l calls on businesses to adopt zero-tolerance policy on violence against women defenders
Author: Amnesty International
"Challenging power, fighting discrimination: A call to action to recognise and protect women human rights defenders", 29 Nov 2019...
Author: Aline Maynard, Korri.fr
« L’entreprise Vermeg, terre d’accueil pour les LGBTQ+ en Tunisie », 22 novembre 2019...
« La Banque européenne d'investissement ne financera plus les énergies fossiles à partir de 2021 », 20 novembre 2019...
Australia: Westpac accused of multiple legal breaches, allegedly allowing customers to pay for child sexual abuse
The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac) has accused Westpac of multiple legal breaches which allowed its customers to pay for overseas child abuse unchallenged, highlighting the importance of transnational cooperation. Westpac...
UAE: Indian employee faces threats of retaliation from previous employer after alleging delayed wages
Author: Alice Haine, The National (UAE)
"The Debt Panel: 'I owe Dh100,000 because my employer has not paid me for a year'," 26 Nov 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news & company responses: Migrant workers in Qatar & the UAE