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6 November 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...

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6 November 2019

Harassment and arbitrary arrests of land defenders in the DRC

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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14 May 2019
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Author: Debate (México)

“Sobreseimiento definitivo para el periodista Jairo López en juicio impulsado por Empresa Energía Honduras”, 13 de mayo de 2019...

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9 April 2019

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...

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4 March 2019
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Author: Victoria Basualdo, JusticeInfo.net

« L’affaire Ford, 40 ans plus tard », 18 février 2019...

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13 December 2018
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Author: AFP et Le Figaro (France)

« Dictature argentine: d'anciens dirigeants de Ford condamnés », 11 décembre 2018...

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12 December 2018

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...

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13 September 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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23 August 2018
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1 August 2018
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Juana Raymundo una joven indígena maya de 25 años, fue secuestrada y posteriormente hallada torturada y asesinada. Recientemente había sido nombrada integrante del Movimiento para la liberación de los Pueblos, comité que busca convertirse en partido...

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