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3 April 2020

200 Colombians file US lawsuit against Chiquita seeking redress for family members allegedly murdered by paramilitary death squads

Author: EarthRights International

"Over 200 Colombian Plaintiffs File Claims for Torture and Killings Against Chiquita," 25 Mar 2020...

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3 April 2020

Argentina: Grain farmers and exporters face challenges due to COVID-19

Author: Business Live

“Argentine grain farmers fear for their future amid Covid-19”, 2nd April 2020...

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3 April 2020

Brazil: Indigenous land defender, Zezico Guajajara, who fought against farming and logging is killed

Author: BBC

“Brazil: Amazon land defender Zezico Guajajara shot dead”, 2nd April 2020...

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3 April 2020

Cambodia & Southeast Asia: ICJ concerns over govts' crackdown on online expression & calls for respect and protection of human rights online & offline

Author: International Commission of Jurists

"Southeast Asia: States must respect and protect rights in combating misinformation online relating to COVID-19", 1 April 2020...

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3 April 2020

Cambodia: Amnesty International says at least 22 arrests related to allegation of fake news on the Covid-19; while voicing concerns over overcrowded detention centers

Author: Amnesty International

"Cambodia: Overcrowded detention centres a ticking time bomb for COVID-19 amid raft of “fake news” arrests", 27 March 2020...

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3 April 2020

Cambodia: Amnesty International urges Cambodian govt. to withdraw draft Law on State of Emergency; while voicing concerns over a grave threat to human rights & freedoms

Author: Amnesty International

"Cambodia: Proposed emergency powers would obliterate human rights", 2 April 2020...

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3 April 2020

Cambodia: Govt. defends draft Law on State of Emergency amid Covid-19; while rights group concerns that the law undercuts human rights protection

Author: Narin Sun, VOA

"Gov’t Defends Draft “State of Emergency” Law; Rights Groups Remain Concerned", 2 April 2020...

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3 April 2020

Cambodia: Govt. orders casinos to be closed due to Covid-19 with the loss of 20,000 jobs; unions call for owners to pay workers wages

Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times

"Union appeals to casinos over suspended workers’ wages", 3 April 2020...

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3 April 2020

Cambodia: Govt. takes measures to cover 20% of minimum wages for workers/employees in the tourism sector as Covid-19 causes financial losses

Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times

"Measure to offset tourism sector wages amid virus: Government", 2 April 2020...

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3 April 2020

Cambodia: HRW condemns govt.'s move to propose Law on State of Emergency amid Covid-19 with concerns over restrictions on fundamental human rights & freedoms

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Cambodia: Emergency Bill Recipe for Dictatorship", 2 April 2020...

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