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17 April 2017

USA: Fresenius says Nebraska should not have been able to obtain company's drug for death penalty use

Author: Grant Schulte, AP (USA)

Company: Nebraska shouldn’t have gotten death penalty drug, 13 April 2017...

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16 April 2017

Laos: Govt. shuts down Chinese-owned banana plantations over chemical contamination; illnesses and deaths reported

Author: Ounkeo Souksavanh, Radio Free Asia

"More Chinese-owned Banana Plantations to Close in Laos", 12 April 2017...

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16 April 2017

Philippines: Korean-owned Shin Sun Tropical Fruit faces freedom of association concerns after terminating 53 workers who inquired on delayed salaries

Author: Earl O. Condeza, Davao Today

"Korean plantation workers stop work, protest vs. illegal dismissal, unfair labor practice", 10 April 2017...

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15 April 2017

Indonesian & Malaysian palm oil firms acknowledge increasing need to respond to human rights concerns, not just environmental ones

Author: Hannah Koh, Eco-Business

"Has the conversation about palm oil moved from environment to people?", 12 April 2017...

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14 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: Overcoming unequal access to information - frequent barrier to remedy for victims of corporate abuse

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13 April 2017

Billions of dollars for public services lost due to tax dodging by US companies, says Oxfam

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13 April 2017

EU: e-Privacy Regulation must level the playing field — for users

Author: Access Now

...Access Now, [a nonprofit civil society organisation based in Brussels], testified in a hearing before [...] the European Parliament on the proposal for an e-Privacy Regulation... This e-Privacy proposal aims to set the rules for the respect for...

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13 April 2017

Kenya: Police commence investigations on threats against activist who filed a lawsuit against companies for environmental pollution

Author: Ernest Cornel, The Star (Kenya)

"Police probes alleged harassment of CJGEA workers for defending environment"...

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13 April 2017

Tanzania govt. keen on value addition of minerals before export to optimize benefit for locals

Author: The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"How Magufuli copper concentrate prophesy came to pass"...

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