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The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

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11 August 2020

Gulf: "Crisis" as 500,000 repatriated workers unable to access justice & obtain unpaid wages amid COVID-19

Author: Sebastian Castelier, Al Monitor

"Gulf migrant workers face crisis of unpaid wages amid pandemic," 10 Aug 2020...

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9 August 2020

Melbourne Asia Review interviews UN Working Group member Dr. Surya Deva on challenges in business & human rights in Asia

Author: Dr. Surya Deva, Melbourne Asia Review

"INTERVIEW—COVID-19 and Belt and Road: Some of the issues impacting business and human rights", August 2020 ...

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25 July 2020

Pacific: Scientific report says sediment plumes from deep-sea mining will likely pollute vast swaths of the ocean

Author: Elizabeth Claire Alberts, Mongabay

"Sediment plumes from deep-sea mining could pollute vast swaths of the ocean, scientists say", 20 July 2020...

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23 July 2020

Australia & New Zealand: Pacific seasonal workers facing health and income support challenges; UN calls for protection

Without a day set for their return home due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, seasonal workers are suffering from depression and anxiety. Meanwhile, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) call Pacific...

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9 July 2020

Human Rights at Sea publishes report on fisheries observer protections & deaths at sea

Author: Human Rights at Sea

"Fisheries Observer Deaths at Sea, Human Rights & the Role & Resposibilities of Fisheries Organisations", 1 July 2020...

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7 July 2020

China: Mass surveillance technology helps fight pandemic, but threatens human rights

Author: Adrián Foncillas, Equal Times

The risks of teaming up with Big Brother to protect health, 18 June 2020...

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30 June 2020
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Author: Naciones Unidas

“La encrucijada de las empresas tras el coronavirus: El sector privado no puede ser una carga” – 23 de junio de 2020...

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22 June 2020

Kiribati: Pacific fisheries observer allegedly murdered aboard tuna vessel Win Far 636; company responds

Fisheries observer, Eritara Kaierua, was allegedly murdered aboard Win Far 636, a tuna purse seiner owned by Taiwanese company Kuo Hsiung Fishery. As an observer, Kaierua monitored endangered species by-catch and illegal dumping. The media reports that...

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14 June 2020

South-East Asia: Research & webinar discuss legal frameworks to protect defenders against Strategic Lawsuits against public participation

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre & United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

"SLAPPs in Southeast Asia: Legal Frameworks to Protect HRDs", 12 June 2020...

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8 June 2020

ETO Watch Coalition calls for greater inclusion of marginalised communities

Author: ETO Watch

"Open Letter to the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights calling for greater inclusion of the marginalized communities in businesses," 09 June 2020...

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