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Author: Élisabeth Schneiter, Reporterre (France)
« 312 défenseurs de l'environnement et des droits humains ont été assassinés en 2017 », 16 janvier 2018...
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Author: Front Line Defenders (Ireland)
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US imposes sanctions against Dan Gertle & 18 other businessmen under First Global Magnitsky Act for complicity in human rights violations
The US has announced sanctions against 52 people and entities from around the world over alleged human rights abuses and corruption. This includes Israeli billionaire Gertler over Congo deals and Benjamin Bol Mel of South Sudan. Announcing the...
Gambia: Communities protest against Swami India Company in a dispute over land they say is reserved for community amenities
Author: Madiba Singhateh, Foroyaa Newspaper (Gambia)
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Gambia Milling Company workers protest ‘poor working conditions’; demand the resignation of senior officials
Author: Halimatou Ceesay, The Point (Gambia)
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African govts. increasingly censoring Internet with shutdowns - NGO says telecom firms can be allies to open Internet
Author: Lungelo Shezi, htxt.africa (South Africa)
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Criminalisation of human rights defenders is increasingly being used to shrink civil society spaces, says report
Author: María Martín, Protection International
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Gambia: Ecobank identifies 3 schools to benefit respectively from toilet facility, office equipment and monetary donation
Author: Adama Jallow & Osman Kargbo, The Point (Gambia)
'Ecobank doles out more than D300,000 [US$7,700] to Gambian schools in celebration of Ecobank Day', 4 Nov 2015: Ecobank Gambia…has…donat[ed]…learning materials and…cash to three schools…in commemoration of its annual Ecobank Day…This year’s event is...
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