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19 August 2019

UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee invites inputs on opportunities & challenges of new & emerging digital technologies on rights

In July 2019, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution entitled, “New and emerging digital technologies and human rights”. In this resolution, the Council requested that the Advisory Committee prepare a report on the possible impacts,...

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16 August 2019

Experts explore key challenges, opportunities & solutions in new era of business and human rights

Author: Article 30 & Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Madihol University

"Navigating a new era of business and human rights", July 2019...

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29 July 2019

Report examines changes in Twitter since Arab Spring & how it became govt. tool to silence human rights defenders

Author: Yarno Ritzen, Al Jazeera

'It exists to demobilise opposition': How Twitter fails Arabs", 16 Jul 2019...

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24 July 2019

Chile: Walmart workers end six-day strike after demands for wage increase & benefits met

Author: Ceren Sagir, People's World

"Walmart workers in Chile win pay raise after six-day strike", 19 July 2019...

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4 July 2019

Fast Retailing & UN Women enter global partnership to champion women's rights in apparel industry

Author: Marjorie van Elven, FashionUnited

"Fast Retailing teams up with UN Women to empower female workers across supply chain", 2 July 2019...

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14 May 2019

Commentary: Policies & the power imbalance between employers & employees will shape how workers fare with increased use of automation

Author: Jeff Spross, The Week

"How robots became a scapegoat for the destruction of the working class", 29 April, 2019...

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13 May 2019

Bangladesh garment industry employs gamification to offset impacts of automation on female workers

Author: Brooke Roberts-Islam, Forbes

"Bangladesh Garment Industry Employs Gamification To Offset Automation", 9 May 2019...

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6 May 2019
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Author: RFI

« Suicides à France Télécom : ouverture d'un procès hors-norme », 5 mai 2019 ...

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2 May 2019

Commentary: Policy discussions about sex robots should be shaped by human rights & ethical concerns

Author: Carlotta Rigotti, Open Global Rights

"Sex Robots: a human discourse?", 2 May 2019...

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30 April 2019

Commentary: Both ethics & legislation are needed to address risks associated with AI

Author: Daniel Susser, Slate

"Ethics alone can't fix big tech," 17 April 2019...

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