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21 November 2017

Tanzania: Activists want justice for victims of alleged human rights abuses at Acacia's mine included in govt.'s framework agreement with parent Barrick Gold; company responds

Human rights advocacy organisations have urged the govt. to address human rights abuses allegedly committed at Acacia's North Mara mine, as part of the framework agreement with Acacia's parent company, Barrick Gold. The activists are seeking President...

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20 November 2017

Human Rights Watch report says recruitment agencies complicit in exploitation of Tanzanian domestic workers in Oman & UAE, including sexual exploitation & excessive working hours

A report by Human Rights Watch on the abuse suffered by Tanzanian domestic workers in Oman & UAE says employment agencies are complicit in the workers' exploitation, including physical and sexual abuse, and excessing working conditions. It calls...

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13 November 2017

Commentary: 2017 UN Climate Change Conference should focus on adverse effects of climate change on children

Author: Alice Thomas, Refugees International, OpenGlobalRights

“Climate change talks must focus on the most vulnerable: the world’s children”, 1 Nov 2017...

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13 November 2017

Commentary: Climate policies should address gendered impacts of climate change including effects on women's health

Author: Hwei Mian Lim, ARROW, OpenGlobalRights

"Climate Change Exacerbates Gender Inequality, Putting Women's Health at Risk", 6 Nov 2017...

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12 November 2017

Commentary: Reclaiming access to remedy & the law as an agent of change

Author: Gabriela Quijano, Amnesty International & Elodie Aba, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Business and Human Rights Journal

"Reclaiming the forgotten pillar and the law as an agent of change," 7 November 2017...

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31 October 2017

Q’eqchi people lawsuit in Canada & Guatemala over alleged rape & violence against Hudbay could change corporate impunity, says journalist

Author: Grahame Russell, Upside Down World (USA)

“Is Justice Possible in Canada or Guatemala for Hudbay Minerals/CGN Mining Repression?”, 31 Oct 2017...

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30 October 2017
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Author: Victoria Camarero Suárez y Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot, Universidad Jaume I de Castellón (España)

“Persecución de la Minoría étnica en Birmania/Myanmar: otra perspectiva”, 20 de octubre de 2017...

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10 October 2017

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"...

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20 September 2017

New report highlights reprisals faced by human rights defenders who cooperate with UN

Author: UNOG Information Services, OHCHR (Switzerland)

"Report highlights rising reprisals against human rights defenders cooperating with the UN", 20 Sep 2017...

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19 September 2017

UN Expert on promotion of democratic & equitable intl. order urges World Bank to consider human rights in financing mega-projects

Author: Alfred de Zayas, UN Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

“UN expert urges World Bank to amend its constitution to effectively advance human rights” - 14 September 2017...

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