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4 January 2018

Kenya: 2 workers die & 7 injured after building under demolition collapses on them

Author: Stella Cherono, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Two killed as building collapses in Pipeline"...

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Story
2 January 2018

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...

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Article
9 November 2017

Kenya: Tenants' lobby allege discrimination by landlords on marital, ethnic, religious, age & nationality grounds

Author: Lukorito Jones, Nairobi News (Kenya)

“Why city landlords are avoiding bachelors, students”...

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Company non-response
25 September 2017

Trump Organization did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Trump Organization to provide a more detailed response to its alleged links to labour abuses at the Trump International Golf Club in Damac Hills. Trump Organization did not respond -- a response was...

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Story
25 September 2017

UAE: Mixed response from companies implicated in alleged migrant labour abuse at Trump International Golf Club

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Company response
17 September 2017

DAMAC Group responded re allegations of labour rights abuses

Author: DAMAC Properties (UAE)

With reference to the New York Times article which focused on the non-payment of migrant workers, we refute the claims made by the reporter which put DAMAC and Trump International Golf Club in an inaccurate context. DAMAC Properties and its fully...

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Story
9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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Story
13 October 2016

MSA Briefing Holder

Analysis shows only a hanfdul of company statements are meeting the Act’s requirements, majority lack adequate information  

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Story
1 September 2016

Investigative series looks at inequalities & injustices in intl. investment arbitration

Buzzfeed News investigates the injustices of investor state dispute settlement (ISDS) in a four part series. The series explores how the threat of arbitration is enough to chill government regulation, how ISDS helps executives escape punishment &...

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Article
29 August 2016

Civil society groups highlight human rights challenges in Laos as it hosts ASEAN Summit; includes brief on “high costs of foreign investment”

Author: Focus on the Global South, Civil Rights Defenders, Mekong Watch, FIDH, Sombath Initiative, International Commission of Jurists

"ASEAN in Laos: Challenges of Leadership, Human Rights, and Democracy", 27 Aug 2016...

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