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9 November 2018
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Author: ASCOM/Conselho Missionário Indigenista (CIMI) (Brazil)

“Comitê manifestou preocupação com as intimidações à delegação da Comissão Interamericana de Direitos Humanos por fazendeiros durante visita a aldeia no Pará”, 9 de novembro de 2018...

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8 November 2018

USA: California State Teachers’ Retirement System divests from for-profit prison companies GEO Group & Core Civic

In November 2018, the Teachers’ Retirement Board of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System voted to divest from CoreCivic and GEO Group, two U.S. publicly-held companies that operate private prisons. CoreCivic and GEO Group had been accused...

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30 October 2018
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Author: Rafael Plaisant, Deutsche Welle, (Brazil)

“O maior parceiro comercial brasileiro na Europa vê com cautela o presidente eleito. Antes de uma maior aproximação, diplomacia alemã pretende esperar para ver como será realmente o governo em Brasília”, 31 de outubro de 2018...

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30 October 2018

USA: Social media site Gab accused of facilitating white supremacist violence after user suspected of killing 11 people in Pittsburgh synagogue

On 27 October 2018, Robert Bowers entered Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and killed 11 people and wounded 6 others. The attack is believed to be the deadliest on the Jewish community in US history, according to the Anti-Defamation...

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29 October 2018

Malaysia: Deputy prime minister calls on ASEAN to integrate gender perspective in all policies & programmes

Author: Malay Mail

"DPM: ASEAN policies should include gender perspective," 25 October 2018...

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27 October 2018
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Author: Leandro Demori, The Intercept Brasil, (Brazil)

“Não ignore as mudanças do Brasil de Bolsonaro”, 28 de Outubro de 2018...

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NGO rejoinder
10 October 2018
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Author: Correio Braziliense (Brazil)

“Start-up desenvolve jogo em que 'Bolsomito' ganha pontos ao matar minorias-Personagem inspirado em Jair Bolsonaro tem a missão de impedir uma ‘ditadura ideológica’”, 9 de outubro de 2018...

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20 September 2018

Commentary: Corporations increasingly under pressure to take a stand on social issues

Author: Tom McCarthy, The Guardian

"Woke business: have big brands found a conscience or a marketing ploy?" 16 Sept 2018...

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19 September 2018

Myanmar: UN Fact-Finding Mission warns business against engaging with military

Report says actions of military, in particular in the context of “clearance operations” in northern Rakhine, have so seriously violated international law that any engagement in any form with the military and its businesses is indefensible until and...

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7 September 2018

BSR launches human rights-based blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to artificial intelligence

BSR has published three papers  describing a human rights-based blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to AI within and beyond the technology sector. These papers explore the importance of a rights-based approach for governing and...

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