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11 February 2018

Papua New Guinea: UN human rights chief urges measures to hold companies accountable for the human rights impacts of their activities

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

PORT MORESBY/GENEVA (9 February 2018) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein...called on the Government of Papua New Guinea to take firm measures to combat corruption, build good governance and strengthen the rule of law,...

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11 January 2018

Our latest Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin is now available

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4 January 2018
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Author: Departamento 19 (Honduras)

“Demanda colectiva de inmigrantes contra una empresa que opera un centro de detención”, 31 de diciembre de 2017...

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4 January 2018

USA: Immigrants file lawsuit alleging labor exploitation by CoreCivic, a firm operating a detention center

Author: San Diego Union Tribunes

“Class-action lawsuit alleges immigrants are forced to labor in detention”, 30 December 2017...

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Company non-response
27 November 2017

Canstruct did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Canstruct to respond to the media reports regarding Nauru; however, the company did not respond.

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26 November 2017

Australia: Canstruct to contract with govt. to provide services to offshore detention centre on Nauru

Canstruct, an Australian civil engineering company, will reportedly contract with the Australian government to provide services at offshore detention facilities in Nauru. Media reports highlight the concerns raised by human rights groups that Canstruct...

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22 October 2017

Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting from the abuse of refugees

Author: Amnesty Intl.

18 October 2017...

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13 October 2017

USA: Supreme Court rejects private prisons’ request to limit release of govt. documents on their immigration detention practices

Author: Detention Watch Network (DWN) & Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)

"Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Government Transparency Against Private Prison Corporations", 10 Oct 2017 ......

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30 September 2017

USA: Washington State sues private prison company Geo Group for violating minimum wage laws

Author: Reuters

"Washington State sues over $1/day wages paid to immigrant detainees," September 21, 2017...

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6 September 2017

UK: BBC undercover investigation reveals abuses at G4S immigration removal centre; company suspends 9 staff

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