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6 April 2016

Nigerian President blames MTN for Boko Haram attacks, says unregistered sim cards were used to plan attacks

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari recently put some of the blame for Boko Haram attacks on mobile company, MTN. Addressing a joint press conference with South African President, Jacob Zuma, who was visiting Nigeria, Buhari said MTN's slow response...

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18 March 2016

Annex IV: List of countries that have ratified core UN human rights instruments & ILO labour conventions

Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

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15 March 2016
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26 February 2016

In Conversation with Wolfgang Kaleck, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (Part 2)

Author: Anuj Agrawal, Bar & Bench (India)

Wolfgang Kaleck is the General Secretary of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights. In the second part of the interview with Bar & Bench's Anuj Agrawal, the civil rights lawyer talks about the criminal liability of corporations,...

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22 February 2016

Greece: Seafarer Anastasios Nakis goes missing onboard EFShipping vessel; includes company response

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22 February 2016

Response by EF Shipping Co.

Author: L+A Law Firm on behalf of EF Shipping

Please note that I have been passed for reply your message of 15 February 2016 to Efshipping Co. S.A.   ...

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16 February 2016

Lao people fighting for change “deserve better than silence” – interview with Anne-Sophie Gindroz, author of “Laos, The Silent Repression”

Author: Radio Free Asia

…I am telling about the tears and despair of communities losing their land. I am telling about the restrictions on basic rights and the fear. I am telling about what happened before Sombath was abducted, the mounting pressure, the threats. And I am...

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20 January 2016

Report highlights main trends in repression of human rights defenders in 2015

Author: Front Line Defenders

“Stop the killing of human rights defenders”, 1 Jan 2016...

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4 January 2016

Thailand: murders of human rights defenders underline need for protection, says UN

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22 December 2015

Laos: Group says US should withhold trade until govt. shows progress on human rights, including workers’ & land rights

Author: Joshua Lipes, Radio Free Asia

“US Should Withhold Trade, Aid From Laos Barring Rights Improvements: Advocacy Leader”...

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