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26 July 2017

Weekly Update - 26 July 2017: UN experts raise concerns about conflicts associated with large-scale mining in Peru

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24 July 2017

Intl. Bar Association launches handbook for lawyers on business & human rights

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19 July 2017

Weekly Update - 19 July 2017: Govts., businesses & investors fuelling violence against defenders, new report finds

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18 July 2017

Argentina: Court orders Pepsico to reinstall workers fired after conflict, stating case violated labour legislation

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17 July 2017

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches new post covering Australia, New Zealand & the Pacific region

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17 July 2017

Colombia: New Global Witness video on the situation of Wayúu indigenous peoples fighting Cerrejón’s coal mine

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17 July 2017

World Players Association releases players' rights policy based on UN Guiding Principles

On July 13th 2017, the World Players Association, a union bringing together 85,000 players across professional sports including football, cricket, rugby, hockey, basketball and baseball through more than 100 player associations in over 60 countries,...

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16 July 2017

NGOs urge Disney, Gap, Pepsi to stop US Chamber of Commerce participation given conflict with climate promises

A group of nearly 60 organizations are calling on Disney, Gap, and Pepsi to stop funding the US Chamber of Commerce, due to its position on climate change and public criticism of the Paris Agreement. In his speech announcing the decision to withdraw...

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12 July 2017

Brazil: Pau D'Arco is the second largest slaughter for land conflicts in 20 years; company comments

On May 24, 2017, the country's second largest slaughter related to land conflicts for 20 years occurred in the state of Pará, according to Darcy Frigo, President of the National Council of Human Rights and coordinator of Terra de Direitos, a leading...

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12 July 2017

Weekly Update - 12 July 2017: G20 Leaders commit to take action against child labour & modern slavery

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