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12 August 2019

Verisk Maplecroft's Human Rights Outlook 2019 says risks spread for businesses & civil society as more countries embrace authoritarian tactics

Author: Verisk Maplecroft

"‘Strongmen’ regimes lead charge against freedom of speech and privacy: Human Rights Outlook 2019", 07 Aug 2019...

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14 June 2019

Victims of marine pollution in Vietnam file lawsuit against Formosa Plastics Group in Taiwan

Author: Chinese Lingua team, Global Voice

"Vietnamese victims of 2016 marine disaster have filed a landmark lawsuit against Formosa Plastics Group in Taiwan", 11 Jun 2019...

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8 June 2019

Vietnam: Activist sentenced to six years in prison for environmental protest against Taiwanese steel company

Author: Ivana Kottasová & Angus Watson, CNN

"Vietnamese blogger sentenced to 6 years in jail for environmental protest", 7 June 2019 A Vietnamese environmental activist and blogger has been sentenced to six years in prison under the country's new law that cracks down on online dissent. Nguyen N...

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25 May 2019

Malaysia: Stench & ash from plastic factory in Sepang affect residents' health

Author: Adam Abu Bakar, Free Malaysia Today

"Residents demand closure of Sepang plastic factory", 26 May 2019...

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20 May 2019

Report shows expanding plastic industry based on fossil fuels threatens climate change goals

Author: Center for International Environmental Law

"Plastic & Climate: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet", May 2019...

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18 February 2019

Uzbekistan: Cotton Campaign & senior govt. officials meet & commit to further steps needed to eliminate forced labour

Author: The Cotton Campaign

"Cotton Campaign Meets with Senior Uzbek Officials in Washington​ - Parties Agree to Intensify Dialogue on Ending Forced Labor", 15 Feb 2019...

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5 February 2019

UK: New mining strategy threats local communities and ecosystems

Author: Dawn Stevenson, The Ecologist

'Mining in the UK: Part I', 4 Feb 2019...

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15 January 2019
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Author: Isabel Pfaff, Süddeutsche Zeitung

'Eklat an der Glencore-Mine', 9 Jan 2019...

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19 August 2018
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Author: Carlos Dias, Wilson Gonçalves Jr e Daniela Golfieri, G1 Sorocaba e TV TEM (Brazil)

“Moradores da região de Sorocaba cavam área para encontrar metais tóxicos que são vendidos a ferros-velhos. Empresa de baterias funcionou na cidade por 39 anos e fechou em 2011”, 19 de agosto de 2018...

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16 August 2018

UAE: Two workers burned to death after falling into aluminium furnace, company launches investigation

Author: Salam Al Amir, The National

"Workers burn to death after falling into aluminium furnace in Dubai", 14 August 2018...

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