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15 October 2017
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Author: Nelton Rivera y Jerson Morales, Prensa Comunitaria (Guatemala)

“Juan Caal Suram pescador artesanal, detenido por proteger el Lago de Izabal”, 11 de Octubre de 2017...

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13 October 2017
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Author: Eric Caprioli, Avocat à la Cour de Paris, dans L'usine Digitale (France)

« Lanceurs d'alerte : les entreprises ont jusqu'au 1er janvier 2018 pour mettre en place le dispositif de signalement », 9 octobre 2017...

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11 October 2017

IFC's accountability mechanism releases approach to reprisals which addresses vulnerable individuals in its process

Author: Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO)

"CAO Approach to Responding to Concerns of Threats and Incidents of Reprisals in CAO Operations", 10 Oct 2017...

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10 October 2017

"Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders"

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders

The work of human rights defenders in the field of business and human rights is crucial to protecting the land and the environment, securing just and safe conditions of work, combating corruption, respecting indigenous...rights and achieving...

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10 October 2017

"UNGA72 | Corporate responsibility to respect human rights requires supporting human rights defenders, say UN experts"

Author: Michael Ineichen, International Service for Human Rights

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10 October 2017
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A través del análisis de la grave situación de amenazas y ataques al grupo de mujeres abogadas del Colectivo de Abogados Luis Carlos Pérez, de Bucaramanga y Cúcuta, a Héctor Sánchez, en Puerto Gaitán y de Miller Dussán, en Neiva, todos ligados a la...

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10 October 2017

Tanzania: Govt. agency harasses human rights activist opposed to eviction of locals to pave way for a commercial tourist conservancy

Author: Khalifa Said, The Citizen (Tanzania)

"Is citizenship now used to ‘fix’ critics?"...

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5 October 2017
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Author: Victor Pires, Instituto Socioambiental-ISA (Brazil)

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5 October 2017

Thailand: 14 migrant workers sued by Thammakaset Farm plead not guilty to defamation charges over forced labour claims

Author: Sasiwan Mokkhasen, Khaosod English (Thailand)

"Migrant Worker Whistleblowers Plead Not Guilty to Defaming Chicken Farm", 4 Oct 2017...

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4 October 2017

Thailand: "14 Migrant Workers from Myanmar Alleging Rights Abuses at Thai Poultry Farm to be Arrested on Criminal Defamation Charges Despite Increasing International Outcry"

Author: Migrant Workers Rights Network (Thailand)

Today…Court in Bangkok, Thailand has scheduled for the indictment on two separate criminal charges of 14 migrant workers from Myanmar embroiled in a landmark case in which the workers alleged forced labour…at Thammakaset 2 poultry farm...Thammakaset...

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