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25 July 2017
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Author: AFP

"Au moins trois morts dans l'éboulement d'une mine d'or en Guinée", 20 juillet 2017...

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24 July 2017
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Author: Equipo Jurídico Pueblos, Funtramiexco, Fenasintrap, C.U.T y seis organizaciones más

Nuevo atentado contra la libertad y la vida del sindicalista y defensor de derechos humanos Francisco Ramírez" - 20 de julio de 2017...

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26 June 2017

Commentary: Civil society is increasingly using strategic litigation to address corporate human rights abuses

Author: Dr Carolijn Terwindt & Christian Schliemann, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, in Civicus State of Civil Society Report 2017

"Transnational strategic litigation: an emerging part of civil society’s repertoire for corporate accountability", Jun 2017...

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13 June 2017
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La Coalición desarrolló un amplio trabajo de investigación para explicar por qué la empresa Chiquita es responsable de sus vínculos con grupos paramilitares, así como de pagar a grupos guerrilleros para mantener su producción. El Centro de Información...

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5 June 2017

China: Activist investigating manufacturer for Ivanka Trump & other brands detained; firm denies allegations

On 30 May 2017, the Associated Press reported that Hua Haifeng, an investigator for China Labor Watch, had been arrested on a charge of illegal surveillance. His two colleagues Li Zhao and Su Heng were feared to have also been detained. They were...

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19 May 2017

Intl. Criminal Court asked to investigate Chiquita executives over alleged crimes against humanity in Colombia; incl. company response

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19 May 2017
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5 May 2017
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Publicado en mayo, 2017 - Contenido: 1. Los desafíos de la globalización: reflexiones sobre la responsabilidad empresarial en materia de derechos humanos…Humberto Cantú Rivera (Universidad de Monterrey, México [editor y compilador]. ...

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19 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...

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20 March 2017

Relatives of Colombians killed by paramilitary groups file complaint in US alleging that Chiquita executives committed crimes against humanity

Author: Alex Pickett, Courthouse News (USA)

"Families Blame Banana Execs for Killings", 15 Mar 2017...

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