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19 August 2014

Tiffany forms "direct relationships" with diamond suppliers & says host countries should receive a greater share of profits

Author: Vikas Vij, Justmeans

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6 August 2014

Members of London Palestine Action chain themselves to roof of UAV Engines over claims it arms the Israeli army

UAV Engines is alleged to be a subsidiary of Israeli arms company Elbit Systems.

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5 August 2014

Lawmaker says Philippines Govt. at fault for 13,000 Filipino workers in Libya trapped in crossfire between militias

Author: Walden Bello, Member of the House of Representatives, Inquirer.net (Philippines)

“The Libyan trap: A tragedy of our own making”, 4 August 2014...

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1 August 2014

Doing Business in Israel & the Occupied Territories: Human Rights challenges for corporations and Investors

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Article
28 July 2014

Columnist says oil has fueled conflict in South Sudan

Author: Alfatih Ziada, in Sudan Vision 25 July 2014

"Focus: Behind the Scene in the Intensifying Conflicts"....

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23 July 2014

Irish Govt. issues warning on investing or doing business in Israeli settlements

Author: Shane Darcy, Business & Human Rights in Ireland blog

"Ireland issues warning on investing or doing business in Israeli settlements", 22 Jul 2014...

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15 July 2014

UN Working Group details applicability of Guiding Principles in Israeli settlements within the Occupied Territories

In exercising due diligence, enterprises should familiarise themselves with available information on the human rights impacts of Israeli settlements in the OPT and on the existence or absence of measures taken by Israel as the occupying power to...

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3 July 2014

DCAF-ICRC Toolkit "Addressing Security and Human Rights Challenges in Complex Environments"

"Addressing Security and Human Rights Challenges in Complex Environments" Toolkit by Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)...

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Article
1 July 2014

US State Department reports reveal investigation into Blackwater operations in Iraq before 2007 shooting was abandoned after death threat

Author: James Risen, New York Times

"Before Shooting in Iraq, a Warning on Blackwater", 29 June 2014...

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30 June 2014

Abu Ghraib Torture Victims May Sue U.S. Corporation, Appeals Court Rules

Author: Center for Constitutional Rights

Today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that victims of torture and abuse in Abu Ghraib prison could pursue legal claims for their abuse against private military contractors. The appeals court ruling overturned a lower court decision that had...

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