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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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18 July 2017

Engage the Chain: an investor's guide on agricultural supply chain risk

Author: Ceres

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18 July 2017

Guatemala: Centre for Environmental, Social & Legal Action receives threats and alleges smear campaign over its litigation against Tahoe Resources

NGOs have raised concerns over intimidation and “smear campaign” against members of the Guatemalan NGO, Centre for Environmental, Social and Legal Action (CALAS). The NGO is litigating a case against a mining concession of Minera San Rafael, part of...

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18 July 2017

Guatemala: Labour violations & trafficking commonplace among farmworkers in sugar sector

Author: Verité

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18 July 2017

Members of US business org IECA disagree with its stance against Paris Agreement

President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has faced significant criticism from the business community. In advance of the decision, over one thousand companies publicly declared their support for the Paris Agreement and following the...

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17 July 2017

Malaysia: ASEAN Parliamentarians call on govt to respect human rights in immigration crackdown

Author: BenarNews

"ASEAN Parliamentarians Voice Concern on Malaysian Immigration Crackdown", 12 July 2017...

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17 July 2017

Malaysia: Sabahan tour groups, citing threats to livelihood, protest against illegal Chinese tour guides

Author: Robin Agustin, Free Malaysia Today

"Warisan slams Sabah Tourism ministry for threatening protesters", 17 July 2017...

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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

Guatemala: New baseline assessment on business and human rights law & policy by NGOs

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17 July 2017

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches new post covering Australia, New Zealand & the Pacific region

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