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23 February 2017
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Author: Luiza Sansão, Ponte Jornalismo (Brazil)

“Polícia do Rio investiga vídeo em que mulher negra é torturada-“Respeita a porra da segurança, caralho!”, berra um dos agressores, supostos seguranças de um supermercado na Zona Norte do Rio de Janeiro”, 19 de fevereiro de 2017...

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23 February 2017

Molmou v Guinea: The ECOWAS Court of Justice at the Service of its Member States

Author: Fréderic Foromo LOUA, Jonathan KAUFMAN, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

Since May 1987, the Société Guinéenne de Palmier Huile et d’Hévéas (SOGUIPAH)… has forcibly occupied land that was traditionally owned and farmed by the people of Saoro District [and] on 3 February 2003, the Guinean government granted SOGUIPAH an...

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22 February 2017
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Aunque disminuyeron las amenazas de muerte contra defensoras y defensores, el programa no gubernamental “Somos Defensores” entrega un balance de lo acontecido en 2016, indicando que aumentaron los asesinatos contra defensoras y defensores ambientales,...

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22 February 2017

Commentary: Debates on proposed binding treaty on business & human rights should be considerate of gender & race

Author: Khuraisha Patel & Nomonde Nyembe, University of the Witwatersrand on Peace in Progress

"Pursuing a binding treaty", 1 Feb 2017...

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22 February 2017

Produkty grocery store lawsuit (re modern slavery in Russia)

C русской версией описания этого дела можно ознакомиться здесь....

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16 February 2017
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15 February 2017
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14 February 2017
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En protestas que iniciaron el 3 de febrero, varios líderes indígenas wayúu han sido detenidos por la policía, para desbloquear el acceso a la vía del tren. Los indígenas protestan por la falta de consulta previa, libre e informada.

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12 February 2017

Jordan: NGO reports poor working conditions and degrading treatment for migrant workers in garment factory in Al Hassan Industrial Zone

Author: Tamkeen Center (Jordan)

Workers in a clothing factory at Al Hassan Industrial Zone, 12 February 2017...

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11 February 2017

Brazil: Rio Olympic venues falling into disrepair; NGO claims majority of city’s poor removed for the Games live in worse conditions than before

Author: The Guardian (UK)

“Rio Olympic venues already falling into a state of disrepair-Six months on from Games, key venues lay empty in Rio de Janeiro-Maracana Stadium looted and damaged, golf course struggling”, 10 February 2017...

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