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16 April 2019

Report looks at National Human Rights Institutions' work in facilitating access to remedy for business-related human rights abuses

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights & German Institute for Human Rights

"Case studies and workshop report: Remedy in business and human rights cases", 12 April 2019...

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12 April 2019

BankTrack report finds banks hide links to human rights abuses behind "client confidentiality"

In a recent report published by BankTrack, the banking industry is revealed as citing self-imposed client confidentiality to avoid discussing potential links to human rights abuses.

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12 April 2019

Zambian farmers can take Vedanta to court over water pollution. What are the legal implications?

Author: Gabrielle Holly, Omnia Strategy LLP

Gabrielle Holly at Omnia Strategy LLP analyses the UK Supreme Court's landmark decision....

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11 April 2019
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Author: La Fiva

« Les Zambiens peuvent engager une action en justice pour pollution dans les mines devant les tribunaux anglais », 10 avril 2019 ...

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10 April 2019

UK Supreme court rules Zambians can sue Vedanta in English courts

On 10 Apr 2019, the Supreme Court has ruled that a case brought by almost 2,000 Zambian villagers against Konkola Copper Mines and its parent company Vedanta Resources PLC can be heard by the English courts.    

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10 April 2019

UK: CSOs call for mandatory human rights due diligence law to make multinationals accountable for abuses

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre & other CSOs

We are civil society organisations... launching a new campaign calling for an effective law to require companies and investors to take action to prevent human rights abuses, worker exploitation and environmental harm in their global operations,...

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8 April 2019

RightsDD guidance on writing a UK modern slavery statement

Author: RightsDD

"How to write a UK modern slavery statement"...

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8 April 2019

UK: Gender pay gap figures show rise in inequality at half of UK co's

Author: Ivana Kottasova, CNN

'The gender pay gap is getting worse at half of UK companies', 5 April 2019...

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8 April 2019

UK: New Govt proposals incl. fines for tech co's over 'online harms'; critics raise concerns about freedom of expression

Author: Chris Fox, BBC

'Websites to be fined over 'online harms' under new proposals', 8 April 2019...

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4 April 2019

Press: release: World's biggest banks routinely hide links to human rights and environmental abuses behind client confidentiality

Author: BankTrack

"World's biggest banks routinely hide links to human rights and environmental abuses behind client confidentiality – study", 26 March 2019...

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