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Author: Amnesty Intl.
"Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting from the abuse of refugees", 18 October 2017...
Australia: Woodside's chief executive to assess ramifications for company of abuses against Rohingya in Myanmar
Author: Paul Garvey & Matt Chambers, The Australian
"Woodside CEO Coleman to assess Myanmar Rohingya crisis", 20 October 2017...
- Related companies: Woodside
Mexico: Local NGO network denounces abuses, lack of consultation & environmental impacts of Canadian mining companies during Prime Minister Trudeau's visit
Author: Mexican Network of Mining Affected People, in Centre for Research of Globalization
“Canadian mining is dispossessing indigenous peoples and campesino communities in Mexico”, 16 Oct 17...
Ethiopia: Employment agents complicit in human trafficking by giving false promises to foreign workers seeking employment in the Middle East
Author: Tom Gardner, Thomas Reuters Foundation
"Despite abuses, expelled Ethiopians hope to be smuggled back to Saudi Arabia"...
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?"...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on human rights defenders
Criminal law is important to hold companies accountable for human rights abuse & get redress for victims, says lawyer
Author: Corporate Crime Reporter (USA)
"Ian Binnie on the Corporate Crimes Principles and Bridging the Impunity Gap", 4 Oct 2017...
- Related stories: New "Corporate Crime Principles" aim to advance companies' legal accountability for human rights - an initiative of Amnesty Intl. & ICAR
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News
- Related companies: Anvil Mining (part of China Minmetals) China Minmetals
USA: Supreme Court to decide whether corporations can be sued over complicity in human rights abuses abroad
Amnesty Int'l report alleges UK-registered S-Profit complicit in illicit arms trade to war-torn So. Sudan
Amnesty International's report has alleged that UK-registered S-Profit acted as an intermediary in huge prospective arms deals to war-torn South Sudan. The company has denied the allegations thanks to regulatory gaps which are making the UK a hotspot...
Uganda: Human rights defender shot & wounded by suspected Ferdsult Engineering Services guards; company did not respond
On 12 September 2017, human rights defender James Rukanpana was shot and severely wounded by armed guards believed to work for the company Ferdsult Engineering Services Limited, whose activities he and fellow human rights defenders have actively been...