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26 February 2018

MEPs call on EU to act against "vexatious lawsuits" brought by companies against journalists as a way of silencing criticism

Author: Stephanie Kirchgaessner, Guardian (UK)

"MEPs call for power to tackle 'vexatious lawsuits' targeting journalists", 22 Feb 2018...

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21 February 2018

European Bars Federation launches guidance on business & human rights for European law societies

Author: European Bars Federation, Madrid Bar Association, Sustentia

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6 February 2018
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Author: Hamburger Stiftung für Wirtschaftsethik

Während in der öffentlichen Debatte weitgehend noch immer die ökologischen Folgen der Fischerei dominieren, stellt der... [Bericht] „Fisch. Eine ethische Risikoanalyse“ [...] die schwerwiegenden sozialethischen Risiken des Sektors ins Zentrum. In Bezug...

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5 February 2018

Advocate-General for EU Court of Justice: EU failed to respect the right of self-determination of Western Sahara

Author: Leigh Day

"Advocate-General gives opinion on the Saharawi people’s right to self-determination", 12 January 2018...

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31 January 2018
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29 January 2018
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Author: Malte Kreutzfeldt, Die Tageszeitung

Ohne Frage sind die Versuche an Tieren und Menschen, mit denen die deutsche Autoindustrie die Harmlosigkeit von Dieselabgasen beweisen wollte, unverantwortlich und widerlich......

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23 January 2018

Kenya: Activists blame EU after indigenous herder is killed during forced eviction for climate change project

The European Union has been accused of a fatally slow response to human rights warnings after the killing of an indigenous man at one of the projects it funds. The herder was reportedly shot by the Kenya Forest Service during a forced eviction for the...

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19 January 2018

EU Fundamental Rights Agency finds civil society in all member states is facing increasing challenges

Author: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (EU)

"Challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU", 19 Jan 2018...

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19 January 2018
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16 January 2018

Conference report: European perspectives on negotiating a binding treaty on business & human rights

Author: Development and Peace Foundation (sef:)

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