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Report to UPR working group says US govt. failed to uphold its obligations under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at Standing Rock
Author: University of Arizona Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program & Water Protector Legal Collective
"Stakeholder Report to the UN Human Rights Council, Universal Periodic Review Working Group", October 2019...
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Author: Wayka (Perú)
“Red de empresas vinculadas al Sodalicio se apropió de tierras de comunidad campesina en Catacaos” - 27 de noviembre de 2019...
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UN expert calls for moratorium on the sale, transfer & use of surveillance tools; cites lack of human rights-compliant regulatory frameworks
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, called for an immediate moratorium on the sale, transfer and use of surveillance technology until human rights-compliant regulatory frameworks are in place. In a...
USA: Supreme Court rejects appeal against bakers who refused to make wedding cake for same-sex couple on religious grounds
Author: The Independent (UK)
"US Supreme Court throws out appeal against bakers who refused to make same-sex wedding cake", 18 Jun 2019...
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Sudan: CNN investigation alleges Russian company M-Invest drew up plan for deposed government to violently suppress demonstrations
Author: Tim Lister, Sebastian Shukla & Nima Elbagir, CNN
"Fake news and public executions: Documents show a Russian company's plan for quelling protests in Sudan", 25 April 2019....
Sierra Leone: Swedwatch raises concerns incl. pollution & land loss for communities impacted by bioenergy project; incl. co non-response
On 28 March 2019, Swedwatch published an article raising concerns including pollution, land loss and relocation from religious sites, with regard to new plans for community relocation following resumption of the Addax Bionenergy project in 2016. ...
South Africa: Court rules in favour of employee dismissed from TDF Network Africa over religious beliefs
Author: The Saturday Star & IOL
"Adventist wins case against former employer over working on Sabbath", 13 April 2019....