Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest's FMG in High Court native title legal battle as Roebourne hit by bitter division
Author: Isabella Higgins, Nick Sas & Sarah Collard, ABC News
29 May 2020...
Brazil: Environment minister calls on government to push through further environmental deregulation during the pandemic
Author: Down to Earth
“COVID-19 pandemic ‘opportunity’ to change environmental laws: Brazil minister”, 28th May 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Government & business response
Brazil: Intense land use by agroindustry puts indigenous people at risk to the impacts of climate change in the Amazon
"Green alert: How indigenous people are experiencing climate change in the Amazon”, May 27, 2020...
Cambodia: Garment workers from 14 suspended factories affected by COVID-19 receive monthly allowances from govt.
Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times
"Only half of workers receive out-of-work subsidies", 29 May 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Government & business response
Cambodia: Stranded Cambodian migrant workers call upon govt. to facilitate their return from Malaysia
Author: Chheng Niem, The Phnom Penh Post
"Migrant workers stranded in Malaysia plead to return", 28 May 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Migrant workers
Colombia: Court requests investigation of banana companies for financing paramilitary groups & land dispossession
Author: Fresh Plaza
"A Colombian court wants to investigate banana companies in Uraba for financing paramilitary groups," 14 May 2020...
Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)
"Mapping mHRDD progress in Europe: map and comparative analysis of mHRDD laws and legislative proposals", 28 May 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on mandatory human rights due diligence
"Mining company pressing to enter Ecuador’s Los Cedros Protected Forest", 22 de mayo de 2020...
Europe: Women’s Link Worldwide, Amnesty & IPPF outline measures to protect rights of women & girls during & after COVID-19 pandemic
Author: Women’s Link Worldwide, Amnesty International & International Planned Parenthood Federation
“Europe: Millions of women and girls facing increasing discrimination, insecurity and violence amidst COVID-19”, 26 May 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Government & business response Gender, Business & Human Rights
European Parliament RBC Working Group letter to EU Justice Commissioner on shape of possible future due diligence legislation
Author: European Parliament Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) Working Group
"EU is well placed to show leadership with its future due diligence legislation", 27 May 2020...