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14 March 2017
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13 March 2017

Dutch and French Legislatures Introduce New Human Rights Due Diligence Reporting Requirements

Author: Lexology

In February 2017, legislatures in the Netherlands and France took significant steps to implement mandatory due diligence and reporting rules regarding the impact of an employer's operations and supply chains on human rights. Depending on the success...

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1 March 2017

US-EU data transfer deal raises fears by civil society on privacy rights of EU citizens

Author: Cynthia M. Wong, Human Rights Watch

Are the privacy and other rights of European internet users at risk when US companies transfer their data to the United States? Undeniably yes – unless the US overhauls its sweeping surveillance laws. Recent developments regarding the right to privacy...

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22 February 2017

Nigeria: 3 Delta communities impacted by oil spill allegedly from NPDC facilities demand $5.4 million compensation; issue 21 days ultimatum

Author: Kola Eke-Ogiugo, Leadership (Nigeria)

"3 Delta Communities Demand N1.71bn Compensation From NPDC Over Alleged Oil Spillage", 22 Feb 2017...

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15 February 2017

Poor, marginalised communities face land threats from mining, infrastructure, renewable energy - secure tenure rights urgently needed

Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)

From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity - The Urgency of securing Community Land Rights in a Turbulent World, Feb. 2017...

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30 January 2017

So. Africa: Northern Cape families resist Anglo American owned company's efforts to move them; demand fair compensation for their properties and loss of livelihoods

Author: Ashleigh Furlong, GroundUp

"Northern Cape families resist mining company's efforts to move them", 30 Jan 2017...

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15 December 2016
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Author: Germanwatch

as Landgericht Essen hat die "Klimaklage" des peruanischen Bergführers und Kleinbauern Saúl Luciano Lliuya gegen RWE heute abgewiesen. Das Zivilgericht begründete dies unter anderem mit einer fehlenden "rechtlichen Kausalität", räumte aber gleichwohl...

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5 December 2016
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Author: Le Potentiel (Rép. dém. du Congo)

"Après la RDC, First Quantum accusé de fraude par la Zambie", 29 novembre 2016...

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14 November 2016

EU conflict minerals regulation: EU about to weaken the upcoming regulation, say NGOs

Author: EurAc

The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) calls on representatives of European Union (EU) Member States and of the European Parliament participating in the trilogue to revisit their copy on the establishment of the ‘White List’ of smelters and...

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7 November 2016

Danish National Contact Point to OECD heavily criticizes human rights due diligence of Danish textile company sourcing from Rana Plaza, issues recommendations

 

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