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23 May 2017

Kenya: Locals express health concerns about proposed Amu Power coal plant to govt. agency, company claims tall chimney will make the plant safe

Author: Daniel Wesangula, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Lamu Coal: A much needed energy boost or cancer causing project?”...

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23 May 2017

Uganda: LafargeHolcim urged to remediate for child labour in its subsidiary's supply chain; includes Hima Cement's response

A report by Bread for All & Twerwaneho Listeners' Club has called on LafargeHolcim to take responsibility for former child labourers who have been supplying raw materials to its Uganda subsidiary for over 10 years. In its response, Hima Cement has...

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22 May 2017
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En desarrollo de la presentación del informe oficial ante el Examen Periódico Universal del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU, la Ministra de Justicia dijo que en Ecuador no existen personas criminalizadas por la defensa de sus derechos colectivos...

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22 May 2017
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Au Niger, Ali Idrissa, Coordinateur du Réseau des Organisations pour la Transparence et l’Analyse Budgétaire (ROTAB), a été retenu samedi 20 mai, plusieurs heures à la police judiciaire, avant d'être relâché. Arrêté pour des propos tenus dans la...

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21 May 2017
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Author: اتحاد الاتفاقية

ندعو الدول للمشاركة بشكل حقيقي في المفاوضات المقبلة للمعاهدة الدولية لضمان حماية حقوق الإنسان من أنشطة الشركات متعددة الجنسيات ومؤسسات الأعمال الأخرى، 18 مايو 2017...

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20 May 2017

So. Africa: More than 30 illegal miners killed from suspected methane gas explosion at disused Harmony Gold mine

Author: Graeme Hosken, Times Live (South Africa)

''We call it the zama graveyard': 4 brothers among more than 40 killed in blast", 19 May 2017...

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18 May 2017
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Author: Movimiento Global por un Tratado Vinculante

“Llamamos a los Estados a participar activamente en las negociaciones del tratado internacional para asegurar la protección de los derechos humanos frente a las actividades de las corporaciones transnacionales y otras empresas”, 18 de Mayo de 2017...

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18 May 2017

Court stops Kenya Airports Authority from evicting locals to pave way for airport expansion

Author: Charles Lwanga, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Court bars KAA from paying off residents to expand Malindi airport"...

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18 May 2017
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Author: Alliance pour un Traité

« Nous appelons les États à participer activement aux prochaines négociations concernant le traité international visant à assurer la protection des droits humains contre les activités des entreprises transnationales et autres entreprises », 17 mai...

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18 May 2017

Treaty Alliance calls on constructive States’ participation to enhance protection of affected individuals at 3rd session of UN Intergovt. Working Group on proposed treaty

Author: Treaty Alliance

"We call States to participate actively in upcoming negotiations of the international treaty to ensure protection of human rights from the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises", 17 May 2017...

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