Torture & ill-treatment
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Ethiopia: Mursi tribesmen recall imprisonment, torture & land-grabbing by state agents who allegedly protect Chinese-run sugar plantations & refineries
Author: Roc Morin, Vice (USA)
"Kidnapping, Torture, and Stolen Land: The Brutal Reality of Ethiopia's New Sugar Wars"...
Canada: Supreme Court rules Canadian courts can hear case against Nevsun Resources for human rights abuses allegedly committed in Eritrea
So. Africa: Report reveals inmates tortured by private companies controlling prison facilities; Includes company comments
Author: Elna Schütz, Ground Up (South Africa)
‘Official report into Bloemfontein prison reveals mistreatment of inmates’ 3 March 2020...
USA: Palantir is allegedly enabling ICE’s human rights violations against migrants & asylum seekers; incl. company response
In recent years, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) has deported a record number of people from the United States, detained people in conditions the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has called "appalling", and separated...
Author: Timothé Matte-Bergeron, Radio-Canada
Une poursuite intentée contre une compagnie minière canadienne pour violation des droits de la personne pourra être entendue en Colombie-Britannique, même si les actes allégués ont eu lieu en Érythrée, a tranché la Cour suprême du Canada......
Author: EDUCA Oaxaca (México)
“Convocan a grupo de trabajo sobre pueblos indígenas y tortura en América Latina”, 25 de febrero de 2020...
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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...