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Non-réponse
21 September 2005
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21 September 2005
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Auteur: Danish Section of International Commission of Jurists & Danish Peace Foundation

Opening Remarks By Sune Skadegaard Thorsen, Chair-person, ICJ – Danish Section... Business, Human Rights and Accountability By Nicholas Howen, Secretary-General; International Commission of Jurists... Accountability and Human Rights By Margaret Jungk,...

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20 September 2005
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20 September 2005
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Auteur: [analysis] Alan Dawson, Bangkok Post

[Journalist Shi Tao] was imprisoned last April on the basis of the information Yahoo provided, for ``revealing state secrets''...Yahoo did not attempt to use the [Hong Kong] legal system to oppose the Beijing order. It did not attempt to use the Hong...

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Article
20 September 2005
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Auteur: Nicholas Howen, Secretary-General, International Commission of Jurists

It is clear that national laws that violate international human rights standards are not acceptable under international law. I’m deeply concerned that the actions of Yahoo! have led to the imprisonment of a Chinese journalist, Shi Tao, for ten years...

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Article
18 September 2005
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Auteur: Carrie Kirby, San Francisco Chronicle

Both human rights groups and academics reject the companies' [internet & tech companies operating in China] argument that they have no choice but to follow local laws where they do business...

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Article
16 September 2005
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Auteur: Ron Chepesiuk, Vermont Guardian [USA]

...[Some] of the world’s biggest multinationals and high tech companies are complicit in this trend [of censoring the Internet]...Last June, the OpenNet Initiative (ONI)...[documented] how the Iranian government has used the commercial filtering...

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16 September 2005
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16 September 2005
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Auteur: Mary Robinson (President of Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative; Chair of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre’s International Advisory Network; former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; former President of Ireland)

I was shocked and dismayed by Yahoo's response...It appears that Yahoo is unaware of growing public expectations that businesses must assume their appropriate responsibilities for the promotion and protection of international human rights standards...

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Article
16 September 2005
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Auteur: Sir Geoffrey Chandler (Founder Chair of Amnesty International UK Business Group 1991-2001, former Director General of UK National Economic Development Office, former Director of Shell International)

I am appalled by Yahoo!’s response...Must we therefore expect Yahoo!, apparently lacking principles itself, to follow any practices, however much they may offend against wider considerations of human rights or international standards?

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