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Commentary: How to use US Foreign Legal Assistance statute to access information for lawsuits abroad; Kiobel case against Shell as an example
Author: Upasana Khatri, OxHRH Blog (UK)
"Kiobel v. Cravath: An Example of How a Little-Known U.S. Law can be Used as a Pre-Litigation Tool Overseas", 22 Feb 2017...
Author: Andreas GRAF and Andrea IFF, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1
This article introduces a novel way in which human rights due diligence can be ‘enhanced’ to respond to business and human rights challenges specific to conflict affected areas. It makes two key arguments. First, it claims that a crucial and often...
Honduras: Indigenous tolupan leader, José Santos Sevilla, assassinated; tolupanes oppose mining & logging concession on ancestral lands
Author: Democray Now (US)
“Honduras: Indigenous leader José Santos Sevilla assassinated”, 21 Feb 17...
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Author: João Flores da Cunha, Instituto Unisinos-Adital (Brazil)
“14 ativistas de direitos humanos foram mortos em 2017 na América Latina, alerta CIDH”, 10 de fevereiro de 2017...
- Related in-depth areas: Defensores/as de direitos humanos Últimas notícias sobre defensores/as de direitos humanos
Philippines: Killing of lawyer Mia Mascariñas-Green brings to 112 the number of environmental campaigners murdered in the country in the last 15 years
Author: AFP, Rappler (Philippines)
“Environmental lawyer murdered in Philippines – police”, 17 Feb 2017...
US law firm asks judge to delay order compelling it to give documents to Dutch court in lawsuit against Shell for abuses in Nigeria
Author: Suevon Lee, Law360 (USA)
"Cravath Wants Shell Docs Order Stayed During Appeal", 13 Feb 2017...
Poor, marginalised communities face land threats from mining, infrastructure, renewable energy - secure tenure rights urgently needed
Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)
From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity - The Urgency of securing Community Land Rights in a Turbulent World, Feb. 2017...