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3 July 2020

USA: Supreme Court will hear case against Nestlé, Cargill, and Doe alleging child labour in the Côte d'Ivoire

Author: Corporate Accountability Lab

"More trouble ahead for the ATS? SCOTUS grants cert in Nestle case," 2 Jul 2020...

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1 July 2020

Africa: Communities increasingly finding ways to challenge extractive projects contributing to climate change

Author: Pooven Moodley, Open Global Rights

‘Litigation to challenge large extractive projects is gaining traction in Africa’...

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1 July 2020

Ghana: Fathers seek damages for sons' deaths allegedly caused by inhaling toxic gas from mine

Author: Ghana Web

‘16 fathers sue Shaanxi for deaths of their sons’ 25 June 2020...

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1 July 2020

Qatar: NGO issues recommendations to improve access to justice for migrant workers

Author: Migrant Rights

"Qatar sets up a new office to implement rulings in labour cases," 30 Jun 2020...

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1 July 2020

USA: Governmet files lawsuit against Cisco for alleged discrimination based on Indian caste system

Author: Paresh Dave, Reuters

"California accuses Cisco of job discrimination based on Indian employee's caste" 1 Jul 2020...

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30 June 2020
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Author: Swissinfo

“La responsabilidad de las empresas, en juego” – 16 de junio de 2020...

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30 June 2020

Armenia: Lydian Intl. filed 15 SLAPPs against activists opposing Amulsar gold mine to silence criticism, says watchdog; incl. company response

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30 June 2020

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Municipal Court charges a journalist over alleged incitement following his Facebook post criticising govt's response to COVID-19

Author: Buth Reaksmey Kongkea, Khmer Times

"Journalist charged with incitement in capital", 30 June 2020...

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30 June 2020
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Author: El País (Brasil)

“Bayer aceita pagar 10,9 bilhões de dólares às vítimas do herbicida Roundup. Gigante alemã encerra definitivamente dezenas de milhares de processos pelo pesticida da Monsanto, após passar anos negando que ele cause câncer”, 24 de Junho de 2020...

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30 June 2020

Peru: Important bill to protect Indigenous communities from oil industry growth to be voted on shortly

Author: Reuters

"Peru indigenous leaders push quick Amazon protection vote, defying oil industry" - 22 June 2020...

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