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Author: DPLF; GHRC; International Platform Against Impunity; Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Foundation
“Violence, Corruption & Impunity in the Honduran Energy Industry: A profile of Roberto David Castillo Mejía”, August 2019...
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Author: Reuters/Folha de S. Paulo (Brazil)
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Author: Mariana Simões, Agência Pública/Repórter Brasil (Brazil)
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Author: Pensions & Investments
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Norwegian Ethics Information Committee seeks input on improving respect for human rights through supply chain transparency
Author: Caroline Ditlev-Simonsen on lcbackerblog.blogspot.com
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Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
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Eight companies & 17 govts. support Christchurch Call to address terrorist & violent extremist content; civil society expresses concerns with the process
On 15 May 2019, 8 companies, 17 governments, and the European Commission adopted the Christchurch Call, a voluntary commitment to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. This call was proposed two months after terrorist attacks at two...
Author: Latin American Post
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Author: Latin American Post
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