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20 November 2017

Commentary: Businesses must prioritize access to remedy in states with weak rule of law

Author: Daniel Aguirre, Greenwich University, Business and Human Rights Journal

"Obligations to respect and protect human rights are meaningless without access to remedy in states where the rule of law is weak: The example of Myanmar", 20 Nov 2017...

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16 November 2017

Mexico: End of the mission statement of Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples denounces mega projects & lack of consultation

Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

“End of mission Satement by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples on her mission to Mexico,” 17 Nov 2017...

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6 November 2017
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Author: Angélica Enciso, La Jornada San Luis (México)

"América Latina, zona peligrosa para ser ambientalista: relator" 6 de Noviembre de 2017...

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1 November 2017
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El Grupo Asesor Internacional de Personas Expertas (GAIPE), integrado por Dan Saxon, Roxanna Altholz, Miguel Ángel Urbina, Jorge Molano y Liliana Uribe Tirado publicó un reporte sobre numerosas conductas delictiva e irregularidades en la investigación...

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23 October 2017
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Author: Sin Embargo (México)

“Campesinos acusan a Juez de favorecer a Monsanto; consulta de soya transgénica será sólo en 6 comunidades”,  23 de Octubre de 2017...

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23 October 2017
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Author: Criterio (Honduras)

“Corte Suprema niega petición de constitucionalidad al Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras  sobre Proyecto Agua Zarca”,  23 de Octubre de 2017...

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18 October 2017
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Author: Martha Checa, Equal Times (Honduras)

“Medioambientalistas de Honduras, “ni ignorantes ni antidesarrollistas”, 11 de Octubre de 2017...

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18 October 2017

Honduras: Interview with Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres denounces violence & threats to human rights defenders linked to projects of banks & companies

Author: Martha Checa, Equal Times (Honduras)

Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres, the new general coordinator of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), a position held by her mother, Berta Cáceres, until she was murdered…tells…that the indigenous peoples of this...

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21 September 2017

USA: Civil society groups support bills to increase transparency & prevent abuses by anonymous companies

Civil society groups in the United States have signed letters in support of bipartisan legislation that would require companies to disclose information about the real people who own or control them at the time they are created. The "Corporate...

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15 September 2017

Govts. & businesses must place human rights at heart of development agenda, stresses UN working group

In advance of the UN Private Sector Forum 2017, the UN working group on business & human rights released a statement stressing that efforts to engage the private sector with the UN’s global development goals must be aligned with human rights. In...

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