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6 December 2016

USA: Connecticut Supreme Court to hear Sandy Hook families' appeal in lawsuit against gun makers

Author: Michele Gorman, Newsweek (US)

"Connecticut Supreme Court will hear Sandy Hook families’ appeal against gun companies", 1 Dec 2016...

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6 December 2016

USA: Walmart settles LGBT discrimination lawsuit & commits to giving same benefits to same-sex couples as heterosexual couples

Author: Claire Landsbaum, New York Magazine (USA)

"Walmart Just Settled a Groundbreaking Case for Same-Sex Couples", 5 Dec 2016...

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6 December 2016

Will European companies be held accountable for their involvement in the Syrian war?

Author: Miriam Saage-Maaß & Patrick Kroker, European Center for Constitutional & Human Rights

A comprehensive war economy has developed in Syria since the beginning of the armed conflict five years ago. This economy is not limited to the supply of weapons to the various state and non-state parties to the conflict and the financing of Islamic...

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2 December 2016
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2 December 2016

New book explores role of legal profession in implementation of UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

Author: Fernando Pombo Foundation, Tirant lo Blanch

“The role of the lawyer in the implementation of the Ruggie Principles: 8 good practices for business lawyers”, 1 Sep 2016...

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2 December 2016

US judge allows lawsuit against Chiquita for allegedly funding Colombian paramilitaries to move forward

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1 December 2016
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Author: Le Matin (Suisse)

« Eternit bis » : Charges réduites pour Schmidheiny, 29 novembre 2016...

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1 December 2016
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Author: La Jornada

“Ordena la CIDH al gobierno dar respuesta por abusos en Cananea”, 1 de Diciembre de 2016...

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30 November 2016

Australia: Mental health advocates criticise insurance industry for excluding mental illness from coverage

Author: Paul Lucas, Insurance Business (Australia)

"Insurance industry slammed by mental health advocates", 28 Nov 2016...

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30 November 2016

France: MPs adopt new draft law on human rights due diligence for parent companies

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