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2 April 2020

Nepal: National rights commission says govt is responsible to protect workers stranded along border with India

Author: Shirish B Pradhan, Outlook India

"Nepal''s human rights watchdog urges govt to ease plight of migrant workers stuck along India border", 3 April 2020...

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30 March 2020

Danish Institute for Human Rights publishes report exploring how national human rights institutions facilitate access to remedy

Author: Nora Götzmann & Sébastien Lorion, Danish Institute for Human Rights

"National human rights institutions and access to remedy in business and human rights," 25 March 2020...

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26 March 2020

Commentary: Gathering data through COVID-19 tracking apps can result in discrimination & violations of the right to privacy

Author: Isabel Ebert, Cambridge Core

"Tracking COVID-19: Privacy, health, and private power," 26 March 2020...

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23 March 2020

Mexico: 74% vote against Constellation Brands brewery in Mexicali; private sector confederation rejects result

On Sunday 22nd March, the Mexican Government held a public consultation in Mexicali regarding the Constellation Brands brewery, a mega project that began construction in 2016.  74% of those who voted rejected the construction of the project.  The...

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23 March 2020
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El domingo 22 de marzo, el gobierno mexicano llevó a cabo una consulta pública en Mexicali sobre la cervecería de Constellation Brands, un mega-proyecto que se empezó a construir en 2016.  El 74% de las personas que votaron rechazó la construcción del...

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26 February 2020

Kuwait: Investigation launched after six Nepali construction workers killed in site collapse

In February 2020, six Nepali workers allegedly died in a landslip on a construction site in Mutlaa City, Kuwait. A further two Nepali workers were injured. ...

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24 February 2020
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Author: El Mostrador

“Corte de Talca establece que empresa faenadora de cerdos Coexca vulnera derecho a vivir en un medio ambiente libre de contaminación en población de San Javier” – 21 de febrero de 2020...

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18 February 2020
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Author: Pie de Página (México)

“La mayor cervecera del mundo viola el derecho al agua en Baja California”, 9 de febrero de 2020...

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14 February 2020
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Author: La Tribuna (Honduras)

“SEDH y OACNUDH impulsan agenda de respeto a derechos humanos”, 8 de febrero de 2020 ...

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8 January 2020

Peru: NGO analyse social conflicts generated by mining projects

Author: Observatory of Mining Conflicts of Latin America-OCMAL

[Excerpt translation from Spanish to English provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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