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29 March 2017

Italy: Bill proposing paid menstrual leave faces criticisms around gender equality & discriminatory hiring practices

Author: Alison Millington, Business Insider (UK)

"Italy could soon offer women three days of paid menstrual leave each month" 29 March 2017...

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13 March 2017

Hungary: Parliament likely to introduce restrictive legislation on foreign-funded NGOs

Author: Lili Bayer, Politico

"Hungarian law targets Soros, foreign-backed NGOs", 7 Mar 2017...

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29 November 2016
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Author: Radio Okapi (Rép. dém. du Congo)

"Likasi: la société KAI PENG poursuivie pour pollution de rivières", 28 novembre 2016...

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16 November 2016
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7 November 2016

China: Controversial cybersecurity law passed, requires business to comply with further internet censorship rules

"China adopted a controversial cyber security law…set to take effect in June 2017…includes contentious requirements for security reviews and for data to be stored on servers in China…More than 40 global business groups petitioned Chinese Premier Li...

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23 October 2016

Egypt: Response from Suez Cement to allegations in legal action filed by Habi

Author: Suez Cement

Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC) would like to assure the public that we take our duty as a socially responsible cement producer very seriously. SCGC’s proactive approach is focused on the prevention and mitigation of negative environmental...

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10 October 2016

Kenya: Analysts say new law could make companies liable for climate change damage

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5 October 2016
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15 August 2016

Egypt: Court to determine asset freeze of human rights defenders Hossam Bahgat and Gamal Eid on September 17

Author: Mada Masr

Court adjourns case to determine Hossam Bahgat, Gamal Eid asset freeze to September 17...

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4 August 2016

China: Supreme People's Court Releases White Paper on "Environmental Resource Trial"

“[O]n Jul 27…the [Supreme People's Court] officially issued a White Paper on China’s Environmental Resource Trial, and reported to the public the progress so far achieved since the establishment of Environmental Resource Courts… As shown in the White...

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