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11 November 2019

US ends trade benefits for Cameroon because the country failed to address persistent human rights violations

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8 November 2019
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Author: Aida Américas y 60 organizaciones más

“Chile: Organizaciones medioambientales manifiestan preocupación y rechazo por vigilancia, amedrentamiento y amenazas a líderes socioambientales” 7 de noviembre de 2019...

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8 November 2019

Saudi Arabia: Human Rights Watch highlights role of surveillance technology in govt. violations of activists' human rights

A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, 'The High Cost of Change’: Repression Under Saudi Crown Prince Tarnishes Reforms’, reveals an increasingly repressive environment in Saudi Arabia, despite promises of reform. HRW documented a proliferation of human...

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4 November 2019
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Author: Colombia Informa

"Esta es la situación de los ocho líderes ambientales judicializados en Casanare",  31 de octubre de 2019...

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4 November 2019

Philippines: 57 labour & civil society activists arrested & detained in police & military raids

On the evening of 31 October 2019, 57 members of labour and civil society organisations were arrested and detained in simultaneous military and police raids in Manila and Bacolod in the Philippines. Among those arrested are trade unionists, labour...

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28 October 2019

Bahrain: F1 performs U-turn on human rights abuses to raise issue of detained activist with government; includes company comments

Author: Maya Oppenheim, The Independent (UK)

"Formula One pledges to raise 'rape and torture' of jailed activist with Bahraini authorities but refuses to bin race," 27 Oct 2019...

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25 October 2019
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Author: Comisión Internacional de Juristas (CIJ), Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos (FIDH) y la Organización Mundial Contra la Tortura (OMCT) en el marco del Observatorio para la Protección de los Defensores de Derechos Humanos, Centro por la Justicia y el Derecho Internacional (CEJIL), Front Line Defenders, Fundación Para La Justicia y el Estado Democrático de Derecho, Guatemala Human Rights Commission (GHRC-USA) y la Plataforma Internacional contra la Impunidad

“Carta Pública”, 25 de octubre de 2019...

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22 October 2019

Report highlights challenges migrant workers & refugees face in exercising rights to freedom of association, peaceful assembly & expression, including harassment & deportation

"Freedoms on the Move: The Civic Space of Migrant Workers and Refugees", October 2019...

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17 October 2019

USA government blacklists more Chinese tech companies due to concerns on treatment of Muslim minorities

In October 2019, the US government widened its trade blacklist to include eight Chinese technology and artificial intelligence companies due to concerns on China’s treatment of Muslim minorities....

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16 October 2019

Dutch development bank FMO allegedly finances projects where land grabbing & other abuses occur; bank denies allegations

Author: Erik van Zwam, Trouw

[Note: This is an unofficial summary translation of the original Dutch article.]...

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