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13 August 2019

American Bar Association unanimously endorses & urges business enterprises to implement framework in "Shared Space Under Pressure"

The American Bar Association (ABA) has unanimously endorsed, and urges business enterprises to implement, the analytical and operational framework set forth in “Shared Space Under Pressure: Business Support for Civic Freedoms and Human Rights Defenders...

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12 August 2019

Nigeria: Frustrated residents petition law makers over the pollution of their underground water by oil company

Author: Ben Ezeamalu, Premium Times (Nigeria)

‘Akoka residents petition National Assembly over water pollution by Total’ 11 August 2019...

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12 August 2019

So. Africa: Rights groups stage protest to demand justice for victims of the ‘Marikana massacre; 7 years on

Author: Tlou Legodi, 702 (South Africa)

‘Marikana Support Campaign protests at Mogwase court’ 12 August 2019...

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12 August 2019

Zimbabwe: Employees take mining company to court over unpaid wages

Author: New Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe)

‘Workers sue Jena Mine for USD$3 million over salary arrears’ 13 August 2019...

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12 August 2019

Calls for major reforms to UK Modern Slavery Act & mandatory due diligence growing, Ethical Corporation reports

Author: Katherine Steiner-Dicks, Ethical Corporation

"‘We know most global companies have modern slavery in their supply chains’", 6 Aug 2019...

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6 August 2019

So. Africa: OECD refuses to investigate a complaint detailing the role of European banks in supporting and profiting from apartheid

Author: Lee-Anne Bruce, Centre for Applied Legal Studies (South Africa)

‘European authorities refuse to investigate apartheid's banks’ 29 July 2019...

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6 August 2019

Business and Human Rights Journal focuses on agribusiness, pesticides & accountability

Author: Christian Schliemann & Carolijn Terwindt, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), on Business and Human Rights Journal

"Editorial: Agribusiness and Accountability",  Aug 2019...

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5 August 2019

USA: Gun manufacturer Remington asks Supreme Court to hear its appeal in Sandy Hook shooting wrongful death lawsuit

Author: Associated Press

"Maker of rifle used in Sandy Hook school shooting asks Supreme Court to hear appeal", 2 Aug 2019...

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4 August 2019

Malaysia: High court sets precedent by ruling that an undocumented domestic worker can claim for unpaid wages

Author: Reuters, The Straits Times

"Malaysian court sides with forced labour victims over unpaid wages", 30 July 2019...

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31 July 2019
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Author: CooperAcción (Perú)

“Sociedad civil y representante de la ONU dialogan sobre la agenda de empresas y Derechos Humanos en el Perú”- 24 de junio de 2019...

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