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"Disappearances"

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5 December 2017
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El gobierno de Argentina decidió impedir la participación de organizaciones sociales, muchas de ellas opuestas a las políticas de la Organización Mundial del Comercio, diversos sectores se han pronunciado, al tiempo que se preparan actividades de...

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13 November 2017

France: Criminal investigation requested into Amesys' (renamed Nexa Technologies) alleged complicity in torture & enforced disappearances in Egypt

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11 November 2017
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10 November 2017

Virgin accused of hypocrisy on modern slavery for planned hospitality projects in Saudi Arabia; company says investment an opportunity to engage govt. on human rights

Author: Anthony Harwood, The Guardian

Sir Richard Branson labelled a hypocrite over support for Saudi tourism scheme, 10 Nov 2017...

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1 November 2017
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A la cuestión del cuerpo identificado de Santiago Maldonado

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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...

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28 August 2017
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27 August 2017

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

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27 August 2017

Argentina: Missing protester Santiago Maldonado found dead; activist supported Mapuche indigenous peoples' claim to Benetton-owned land

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...

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25 July 2017
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Author: AFP

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

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