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3 July 2020

Nestlé, Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland lawsuit (re Côte d'Ivoire)

In 2005, three individuals from an NGO filed a class action lawsuit in the USA against Nestlé, Archer Daniels Midland, and Cargill alleging they had been trafficked from Mali as child slaves and forced to work in the Côte d'Ivoire on plantations which...

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28 June 2020

Thailand: Ministry of Justice refuses compensation to human trafficking survivor claiming victim entered the country illegally

Author: Human Rights and Development Foundation

"Ministry of Justice refuses to compensate an injured person who is a survivor of human trafficking and rape, claiming the girl voluntarily entered Thailand illegally", 24 June 2020...

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16 June 2020
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Author: Fundación para el Debido Proceso

“Compañías canadienses pueden ser demandadas por violaciones de derechos humanos en el extranjero” -10 de junio de 2020-...

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3 June 2020
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26 May 2020
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Author: Infobae

“Estados Unidos sancionó a nueve compañías chinas por violaciones a los derechos humanos de los musulmanes uigures en Xinjiang” - 22 de mayo de 2020...

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20 April 2020

COVID-19: UN Special Procedures express concern over excessive use of force & call for protection of vulnerable groups

Author: United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders & other UN Special Rapporteurs and Independent Experts

"COVID-19 security measures no excuse for excessive use of force, say UN Special Rapporteurs", 17 April 2020...

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15 April 2020

Commentary: Canadian Supreme Court's Nevsun ruling coincides with other intl. developments to address corporate legal accountability of multinationals for human rights abuses

Author: Pushkar Anand, The Wire (India)

"Canadian Companies Can Now Face Litigation for Human Rights Abuses Abroad", 10 April 2020...

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30 March 2020

Ethiopia: Mursi tribesmen recall imprisonment, torture & land-grabbing by state agents who allegedly protect Chinese-run sugar plantations & refineries

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30 March 2020

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"...

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30 March 2020
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