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13 July 2020

China: OECD Contact Point complaint filed against UBS over business relationship with Hikvision, company which enables mass surveillance of Uyghurs

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) announced in late June that it was filing a complaint with the Swiss National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines against the Swiss bank UBS, which, according to STP claims, maintains a business relationship...

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13 July 2020

China: Society for Threatened Peoples files OECD Contact Point complaint filed against UBS over maintaining business relationship with Hikvision

Author: Society for Threatened Peoples (STP)

"Mass surveillance of the Uyghurs: STP files complaint against UBS", 22 Jun 2020...

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13 July 2020
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Author: Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot y Maria Chiara Marullo

"EL CONFLICTO ROHINGYA Y SUS PROYECCIONES JURÍDICAS: ASPECTOS DESTACADOS", julio 2020...

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8 July 2020
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Author: Robin Tutenges, korii.

« Des firmes américaines aident la Chine à collecter l'ADN des citoyens », 19 juin 2020....

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8 July 2020

Independent audit of Facebook finds that some decisions were "significant setbacks for civil rights"; incl. company comments

In July 2020, Facebook released the results of an independent audit on the state of civil rights at the company, covering issues from hate speech to advertising to algorithmic bias....

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7 July 2020

NGO and corporate members of the Voluntary Principles Initiative urge for respect of human rights in public security organizations

In July 2020, corporate and NGO members of the Voluntary Principles Initiative released a Joint Statement on Policing and Respect for Human Rights. Following weeks of demonstrations around the world condemning police brutality and systemic racism...

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3 July 2020
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Author: El Espectador

“El racismo laboral: una realidad en Colombia” – 28 de junio de 2020...

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3 July 2020

Facebook CEO agrees to meet with organizers of massive Facebook advertising boycott over hate-speech, supported by multinationals

Author: Sheila Dang & Katie Paul (Reuters) in Business Insider

"Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet with the civil rights groups that sparked a massive Facebook advertising boycott", 01 Jul 2020...

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3 July 2020
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Author: Fabiola Dor, Les Échos Start

« Les difficultés d'être une personne noire en entreprise », 18 juin 2020....

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3 July 2020

More than 1,000 companies pause advertising on Facebook as part of civil society campaign to stop spread of hate & discrimination on the platform

On June 17, 2020 the Stop Hate for Profit campaign asked companies to act against hate and disinformation being spread by Facebook by temporarily pausing advertising on Facebook and Instagram. The campaign includes ADL, Color of Change, Common Sense,...

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