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9 December 2019

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights paper looks at examples of business-related human rights abuse and factors facilitating access to remedy

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8 October 2019

Philippines: Alarming number of fatal attacks against environmental defenders related to agribusiness, mining & logging

The new Global Witness report denounces that in 2018, 30 land and environmental defenders were killed in the Philippines, making it the country with the highest number of such killings in the world. Their new investigation shows that mining,...

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1 October 2019

Defending the Philippines: Environmental activists at the mercy of business at all costs

Author: Global Witness

Violence against land and environmental defenders is a systemic problem, spanning many different regions of the country and many different industries, and the army uses force to silence activism. 52 defenders have been killed extra-judicially in the...

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19 April 2019

Commentary: Alleged rape on MSC Divina ship highlights need for clear understanding of flag State responsibilities at sea

Author: Human Rights at Sea

"Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice", 15 April 2019...

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5 March 2019

TripAdvisor continuing to promote hotels after sexual assault allegations; inc. co comments

Author: Rossalyn Warren, The Guardian

"Hotels at centre of rape allegations promoted on TripAdvisor," 5 March 2019...

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30 January 2019
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Author: I24news (Israël)

« Amnesty appelle à boycotter le tourisme dans les implantations israéliennes », 30 janvier 2019...

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21 November 2018

Airbnb resumes listings in illegal Israeli settlements

Accommodation-sharing company Airbnb has announced it will backtrack on a plan to remove Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank from its rental listings....

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17 May 2018

Commentary: Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking focuses on survivor employment & support for SMEs

Author: Mark P. Lagon, Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking

"Undoing slavery: business coalition tackles unmet needs," 17 May 2018...

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30 March 2018

USA: Companies pull advertisements from Fox News television host Laura Ingraham's program after she insulted Parkland school shooting survivor

Author: Kevin Breuninger, CNBC

"Advertisers - including TripAdvisor, Nestle, Wayfair and Hulu - are dumping Laura Ingraham after she slammed Parkland survivor," 29 March 2018...

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23 March 2018

Cambodia: Apparel groups warn restrictions on freedom of association will make Cambodia unattractive & expensive place to do business

Author: Daphne Chen, The Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia)

"Apparel groups including H&M and Gap urge Cambodia garment industry reform, seek meeting with Hun Sen",  21 Mar 2018...

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