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Intl. Finance Corporation’s position statement on reprisals against defenders supported by Defenders in development coalition
Author: Coalition for Human Rights in Development (USA)
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Author: Kanis Dursin, IPS
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India: Prime Minister announces relaxation of labour and environmental laws for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)
Author: Press Trust of India (PTI), Times of India
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Commentary: US Court ruling on Intl. Finance Corp. immunity from lawsuits could have limited impact even if decided in favour of the plaintiffs
Author: Sasha Chavkin, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
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International Finance Corporation launches draft impact investment operating principles for consultation
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Author: International Accountability Project (USA)
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