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24 July 2017

Kenya: St. Augustine Preparatory School head to face murder charge after school bus crushes pupil to death

Author: Galgalo Bocha, Daily Nation (Kenya)

 "DPP Tobiko orders arrest of St Augustine headmistress"...

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18 July 2017

Africa: Investigation reveals tobacco firms allegedly threatening efforts that could save millions from harmful effects of tobacco use; companies comment

Multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investigation has found. Various companies mentioned in the investigation...

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17 July 2017

Philippines: UNICEF advises businesses on how to integrate children's rights in their operations

Author: Benjamin Azada, Manila Times

"Are children's rights your business?", 14 July 2017...

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17 July 2017

USA: Child sex trafficking lawsuits against Backpage.com proceed

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12 July 2017

British American Tobacco allegedly blocking regulatory attempts to limit smoking-related harm in Kenya & Uganda; company comments

Author: Paul Redfern, Business Daily (Kenya)

"BAT on the spot again over 'unjustified' business practices in Kenya, Uganda"...

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6 July 2017

Human rights good practice note for business operating in areas with violent crime endorsed by UN Global Compact Working Group

Author: Lise Smit, UN Global Compact

"Human rights good practice for business operating in areas with violent crime," 31 May 2017...

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5 July 2017

Thailand: New labour law increases prison sentences and fines for undocumented workers

The Thai government's new labor law penalises undocumented workers with up to five years of jail time and a fine of up to 100,000 baht ($2,941). Employers hiring undocumented workers could face fines from 400,000 baht ($11,766) to 800,000 baht ($23...

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3 July 2017

China: New study finds most migrant parent workers still leave their children behind, largely due to financial pressure & lack of childcare options

Author: CCR CSR

CCR CSR officially released a new study titled "From the Factory with Love: A Study on Migrant Parent Workers in China"…four years after CCR CSR first researched the topic of migrant parent workers and the impact that separation from children had on...

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3 July 2017
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Author: Sandra Cuffe, KM 169 Prensa Comunitaria (Guatemala)

“Casillas: La represión policial afectó a niños y discapacitados”, 30 de Junio de 2017...

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27 June 2017
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ONG y medios han denunciado el “abuso policial” y la detención de cuatro personas durante el desalojo de una manifestación en contra de la mina El Escobal, de minera San Rafael, parte de Tahoe Resources....

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