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Author: Wayka (Perú)
“Cusco: Fiscalía pide 9 meses de prisión preventiva para dirigentes sociales en Espinar” – 3 de febrero de 2020...
Philippines: Sixty-seven gambling-related abductions directly linked to offshore gaming operators that cater to gamblers in China
Author: Alan Robles, South China Morning Post
"A Chinese crime wave hits Duterte's Philippines as Pogos grow unchecked", 27 December 2019...
Democratic Republic of Congo: Community leader Mongulu Boyoha Alphonse & son arrested, allegedly following a complaint from Feronia
A long-standing land conflict with Plantations et Huileries du Congo (PHC), a subsidiary of Canadian company, Feronia Inc., resulted in arrests of community leaders in late October 2019. PHC-Feronia operates three long-established palm oil plantations...
Author: RIAO-RDC, Farm Land Grab
Community leaders and traditional chiefs in areas affected by the plantations of Canadian company PHC-Feronia in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continue to suffer... human rights violations committed by the company and its accomplices in the...
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Commentary: Court’s reasoning in Ford trial over abduction & torture of workers during Argentina military dictatorship
Author: Victoria Basualdo, National Council of Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET) & FLACSO Argentina, on Justice Info.net
"The Ford Trial in Argentina, a Workers’ Victory", 1 Apr 2019...
Argentina: Two ex-Ford executives convicted over abduction & torture of co. workers during military dictatorship
Author: Uki Goñi, The Guardian
"Argentina: two ex-Ford executives convicted in torture case", 11 Dec 2018...
Commentary: ICC prosecution for crimes committed by Chiquita Banana employees in Columbia will most likely fail
Author: Caleb Wheeler, Rights as Usual
« Evaluating the Likelihood of an ICC Prosecution for Crimes Committed by Chiquita Banana Employees in Colombia », 9 September 2018...
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