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3 July 2020

Philippines: President signs controversial anti-terror bill into law, giving govt. more room to act against critics & opponents

Author: Pia Ranada, Rappler

"Duterte signs 'dangerous' anti-terror bill into law", 03 Jul 2020...

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3 July 2020

USA: Facebook CEO agrees to meet with organizers of massive Facebook advertising boycott over hate-speech, supported by multinationals

Author: Sheila Dang & Katie Paul (Reuters) in Business Insider

"Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet with the civil rights groups that sparked a massive Facebook advertising boycott", 01 Jul 2020...

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2 July 2020

Mexican Labor Activist Released From Jail as Trade Deal Takes Effect

Author: New York Times

...Mexican labor attorney and independent union leader Susana Prieto was released from jail on Wednesday after her arrest nearly a month ago on charges of inciting violence at a workers protest, state prosecutors said....

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1 July 2020
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Author: Cimac Noticias (México)

...Luego de 23 días en prisión preventiva, la Juez de control de la Tercera Sala en Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Rosalía Gómez Guerra, determinó la libertad de la abogada y defensora de los Derechos Humanos laborales, Susana Prieto Terrazas, por medio de un...

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1 July 2020

USA: Environmental activists opposing a plastics manufacturing facility in Louisiana have been charged with 'terrorizing' lobbyist

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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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Durante los últimos meses, diferentes organizaciones de la sociedad civil hondureña han llamado la atención sobre el aumento de ataques en su contra y las restricciones sobre su libre movimiento y sus labores en defensa de los derechos humanos.  Junto...

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30 June 2020

USA: CEO statements on race & police misconduct are important, but now corporate political power is needed to pass legislation

Author: Aaron K. Chatterji & Michael W. Toffel, Harvard Business Review

"What CEOs Still Haven’t Said About Race and Policing", 18 Jun 2020...

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30 June 2020

Uzbekistan: NGO report says fair recruitment & effective accountability needed to end forced labour, documents harassment & arbitrary detention of defenders

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29 June 2020
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Le 30 janvier 2020, le Tribunal judiciaire de Nanterre s'est déclaré incompétent au profit du tribunal de commerce pour connaître de l'action intentée par six ONG contre Total pour manquement à son devoir de vigilance dans le projet pétrolier Tilenga...

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