"Disappearances"

Desaparecidos_Chile_1973
International standards & introductory material
on disappearances: click here

Articles & reports from a range of sources are below.

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

Article
20 September 2017

New report highlights reprisals faced by human rights defenders who cooperate with UN

Author: UNOG Information Services, OHCHR (Switzerland)

"Report highlights rising reprisals against human rights defenders cooperating with the UN", 20 Sep 2017...

Read more

Company non-response
28 August 2017
+ Español - Hide
Company non-response
27 August 2017

Benetton non-response on "disappearance" of activist in Argentina

Read more

Story
27 August 2017

Argentina: S.Maldonado, activist supporting Mapuche indigenous peoples' claims to land owned by Benetton “missing”

Santiago Maldonado was last seen alive on 1st August, after clashes between Mapuche indigenous communities and the National Argentinean Guard that evicted them from lands owned by Benetton. The Mapuches claim part of these lands as ancestral territory...

See full story

Article
25 July 2017
+ Français - Hide

Author: AFP

"Au moins trois morts dans l'éboulement d'une mine d'or en Guinée", 20 juillet 2017...

Read more

Article
24 July 2017
+ Español - Hide

Author: Equipo Jurídico Pueblos, Funtramiexco, Fenasintrap, C.U.T y seis organizaciones más

Nuevo atentado contra la libertad y la vida del sindicalista y defensor de derechos humanos Francisco Ramírez" - 20 de julio de 2017...

Read more

Article
26 June 2017

Commentary: Civil society is increasingly using strategic litigation to address corporate human rights abuses

Author: Dr Carolijn Terwindt & Christian Schliemann, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, in Civicus State of Civil Society Report 2017

"Transnational strategic litigation: an emerging part of civil society’s repertoire for corporate accountability", Jun 2017...

Read more

Story
13 June 2017
+ Español - Hide

La Coalición desarrolló un amplio trabajo de investigación para explicar por qué la empresa Chiquita es responsable de sus vínculos con grupos paramilitares, así como de pagar a grupos guerrilleros para mantener su producción. El Centro de Información...

See full story

Story
5 June 2017

China: Activist investigating manufacturer for Ivanka Trump & other brands detained; firm denies allegations

On 30 May 2017, the Associated Press reported that Hua Haifeng, an investigator for China Labor Watch, had been arrested on a charge of illegal surveillance. His two colleagues Li Zhao and Su Heng were feared to have also been detained. They were...

See full story

Story
19 May 2017

Intl. Criminal Court asked to investigate Chiquita executives over alleged crimes against humanity in Colombia; incl. company response

See full story