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New owner of New Belgium Brewing, Kirin's subsidiary Little Lion World Beverages criticised over partnership with Myanmar's military
Author: David Pred
"Australian craft beer brewer faces criticism over partnership with Myanmar military", 28 Dec 2019...
DCAF & Danish Institute for Human Rights produce guidance on private security sector in National Action Plans on business & human rights
Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights & DCAF - Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance
“Private security governance and National Action Plans (NAPS) on business and human rights”, 22 November 2019...
Myanmar: CSOs urge Western Union to end its business relationship with a military-owned bank; company responds
An open letter report by 33 civil society organizations alleging that by having a business relationship with a military-owned bank in Myanmar, Western Union is supporting the military’s financial capacity. In turn, the open letter alleges that Western...
Myanmar: Western Union reportedly backs Myanmar’s military through its business relationship with military-owned bank
Author: 33 Civil Society Organizations
"Open letter to Western Union President and CEO Hikmet Ersek", 29 Oct 2019...
Author: Western Union
…Western Union condemns human rights abuses, including human trafficking, human smuggling and any form of modern slavery....
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- This is a response from the following companies: Western Union
Experts highlight 8 key challenges to the future of Russian–African relations, including the social role of Russian companies operating in the continent
Author: World Econmic Forum, Davos (Switzerland)
"8 key challenges to the future of Russian–African relations", 27 October 2019...
Peru: Civil society alerts on human rights impacts of agreements between the National Police and extractive companies
In February 2019, Earth Rights International, Instituto de Defensa Legal and the National Coordinator for Human Rights in Peru released a report highlighting the human rights impacts of security agreements between the National Police and extractive...
Author: Associated Press, NBS news (USA)
"Republican politicians, states join NRA in backing gun-maker in Sandy Hook case", 5 Sep 2019...
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