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26 June 2017

El Salvador: Academics analyse lessons learned from historic mining ban

Author: Robin Broad & John Cavanagh, Ethics & International Affairs

“Historic wins for democracy and rights in El Salvador ethics and intenational affairs”, 19 Jun 17...

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26 June 2017

Commentary: Civil society is increasingly using strategic litigation to address corporate human rights abuses

Author: Dr Carolijn Terwindt & Christian Schliemann, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, in Civicus State of Civil Society Report 2017

"Transnational strategic litigation: an emerging part of civil society’s repertoire for corporate accountability", Jun 2017...

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26 June 2017

UK: Highs & lows of business & human rights laws

Author: Anna Dannreuther & Hayley Chapman, Rights Info

"The Highs and Lows of the UK’s Business and Human Rights Laws", 16 Jun 2017...

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26 June 2017

USA: Federal Judicial Center publishes guide for judges of intl. human rights cases in federal courts

Author: David Nersessian, Babson College, in Federal Judicial Center International Litigation Guide

"International Human Rights Litigation: A Guide for Judges", Dec 2016...

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25 June 2017

Vietnam: Lawyers raise alarm over new law criminalising failure to report clients accused of serious crimes

Author: Paul Eckert & Emily Peyman, Radio Free Asia

"Vietnam's Lawyers Cry Foul at New Law Forcing Them to Inform on Clients," 23 June 2017...

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23 June 2017

Ecuadorian people affected by Chevron’s oil pollution continue to seek justice in other countries after US Supreme Court decision

Author: teleSUR

"Washing Hands of US Supreme Court, Ecuador's Amazon Chevron Victims Seek Justice Abroad", 22 Jun 2017...

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22 June 2017

USA: Big business aim to convince Supreme Court that workplace arbitration banning class actions does not violate federal labour law

Author: Marcia Coyle, National Law Journal (USA)

"Big Business Urges Justices to Uphold Bans on Employee Class Actions", 21 Jun 2017...

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21 June 2017
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Author: La Marea (España)

“Ferrovial acepta indemnizar a los refugiados de un centro de detención australiano”, 20 de Junio de 2017...

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21 June 2017
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Author: Claire Fages, RFI

"Codes miniers africains: comment partager la rente quand elle fond", 21 juin 2017...

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21 June 2017

German firms breach human rights abroad, govt. must to do more, finds study

Author: Deutsche Welle

In a joint publication [...] NGOs Germanwatch and Misereor have highlighted numerous examples of human rights abuses by German companies operating abroad... A third of the abuse allegations are concerning businesses in the energy and raw materials...

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