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13 November 2017

France: Criminal investigation requested into Amesys' (renamed Nexa Technologies) alleged complicity in torture & enforced disappearances in Egypt

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11 November 2017
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8 November 2017

Swedish energy firm Vattenfall conducts “first” analysis of human rights risks of sourcing from Colombia

Author: Vattenfall

“New report on human rights risks in Colombia” – 07 November 2017...

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4 November 2017

Laos: Villagers are held incommunicado for cutting trees from land concession granted to Vietnamese company; land grabs prevalent in the country

Author: Ounkeo Souksavanh, Radio Free Asia

"Lao Land Protest Villagers Held in Failing Health", 02 November 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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25 September 2017

US judge says lawsuit against CACI over alleged inhuman treatment of ex-Abu Ghraib prisoners in Iraq can proceed

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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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13 September 2017
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Author: Felipe Milanez, Carta Capital (Brazil)

"MPF suspeita de massacre de indígenas no Amazonas-Se confirmado, este seria o segundo ato de genocídio cometido por invasores contra indígenas isolados no Vale do Javari em 2017", 13 de setembro de 2017...

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7 September 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: Lawsuits by companies seek to silence accountability advocates

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29 August 2017

Intl. Organisation for Migration criticises Facebook for failing to remove ransom video of traffickers abusing migrants; incl. company comments

Author: Emma Batha, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Facebook lambasted over ransom video of traffickers abusing migrants", 25 Aug 2017...

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