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Myanmar: Fact-finding mission identifies businesses linked to the military that is accused of serious rights violations; some companies respond
The International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, established by the UN Human Rights Council, released a report on The economic interests of the Myanmar military (05 August 2019). This report is also cited in the initiatory document for the ICC case...
Author: Zona Franca
“Empresa de seguridad en Edomex, ligada a priistas, suma denuncias por abusos, lesiones, tortura…”, 6 de febrero de 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Beatings, violence & torture Empresas militares y de seguirdad
- Related companies: Cuerpos de Seguridad Auxiliares del Estado de México (Cusaem)
So. Africa: Court grants access to report on prison violence that may reveal torture of inmates by security company
Author: Estelle Ellis, Daily Maverick (South Africa)
‘Human rights lawyers win access to Mangaung prison riot report’ 11 February 2020...
Author: Keith Slack, Earth Rights International
Early in his presidency, Trump disparaged and proposed eliminating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), a landmark U.S. law that makes it illegal for U.S-listed companies to bribe foreign government officials... [W]e should be doing just the...
Author: Max Avary & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia
"Lao Workers Are Abused at a Chinese Factory in Luang Prabang", 17 January 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Chinese investment overseas
Author: Danny O'Brien, Electronic Frontier Foundation
"Caught Between Worlds: Imprisoned Tech Users In 2019," 22 December 2019 ...