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21 August 2017

Investigation finds luxury yachts are used to smuggle migrants into EU; 8 Ukrainian smugglers arrested in Italy

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30 June 2017

US court rules Abu Ghraib victims' torture & degrading treatment claims against CACI can proceed

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5 June 2017

Jobs make the difference: Expanding economic opportunities for Syrian refugees & host communities

Author: United Nations Development Programme, Regional Development & Protection Programme, World Food Programme, Int. Labor Organization

The goal of this report is to provide pragmatic, empirically grounded evidence to support efforts by these three key actors—host nations, the international donor community and  the private sector—to achieve this  ambitious political goal of creating 1...

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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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23 March 2017
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6 March 2017

Commentary: Intl. criminal court style mechanism necessary for holding companies accountable for human rights abuses, say academics

Author: Kamil Omoteso, Coventry University, & Hakeem Yusuf, University of Birmingham in Critical perspectives on international business

"Accountability of transnational corporations in the developing world: The case for an enforceable international mechanism", 2017...

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30 January 2017

Ikea wins design award for refugee shelter developed with UNHCR

Author: Oliver Wainwright, Guardian (UK)

"Why Ikea's flatpack refugee shelter won design of the year", 27 Jan 2017...

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30 January 2017

USA: In response to Trump’s immigration ban, Starbucks CEO announces company will hire 10,000 refugees worldwide

Author: Phil Wahba, Fortune

"Starbucks Has a Response to President Trump's Immigration Ban: Hire 10,000 Refugees", 29 Jan 2017...

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17 January 2017

Ex-Blackwater guards argue appeal

Author: Matt Lakin, Knoxville News Sentinel (USA)

Attorneys for two former Blackwater Worldwide security guards from East Tennessee convicted of killing Iraqi civilians made the case Tuesday before a federal appeals court for their freedom...Court filings show the appeal argues at least one key trial...

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3 January 2017

KBR defeats appeal in U.S. over Nepal, Iraq trafficking claims

Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday refused to hold KBR Inc (KBR.N) liable for alleged human trafficking, in connection with the 2004 kidnapping and murder by insurgents of 12 Nepali men being transported in Iraq to work for a subcontractor at a U.S....

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