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14 May 2020

Human Rights Watch says mobile location tracking programs used by govts. in the fight against Covid-19 pose serious risks to human rights

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11 May 2020

Jordan: ILO and Fafo issue an assessment of the Covid-19 impact on Jordanian and Syrian workers.

The International Labour Organization’s Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) and Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research (Oslo, Norway) have carried out an assessment to identify the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the most vulnerable workers...

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29 April 2020
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Author: Emmanuel Morimont, RTBF (Belgique)

« KBC investit dans des centres de détention pour migrants aux États-Unis », 28 avril 2020...

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17 April 2020

Commentary: Increased surveillance is not the answer to stop the spread of COVID-19 in refugee camps

Author: Petra Molnar & Diego Naranjo, The New York Times

"Surveillance won't stop the coronavirus," 15 April 2020...

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12 April 2020

Australia: Refugees & asylum seekers urge for their release for fear that facility could become COVID-19 infection hotspot

Author: Stefan Armbruster, SBS News

"Refugees and asylum seekers flag fears over possible coronavirus hotspot in Brisbane", 4 April 2020...

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8 April 2020

Uganda: Growing financial inclusion by banks helping refugees improve livelihoods & access humanitarian services

Author: Christine Kasemiire, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Banks move to financially include refugees"...

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20 March 2020

Danish pension funds invest in US private prison companies accused of separating migrant families & "appalling conditions", investigation reveals

Author: Nikolaj Houmann Mortensen, Danwatch

Note: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has previously sought responses from CoreCivic (available here & here) and Geo Group (available here) in relation to the allegations raised against them....

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13 March 2020

Canada: Lush pushes Canada to accept US asylum seekers arguing US is not safe for migrants

Author: Stephanie Levitz, Financial Post

"Cosmetics company Lush calls for end of Safe Third Country deal with U.S.", 5 March 2020...

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3 February 2020

Front Line Defenders Global Analysis 2019

Global Analysis 2019 details the physical assaults, defamation campaigns, digital security threats, judicial harassment, and gendered attacks faced by HRDs and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) around the world. …HRDs are at the forefront of social...

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9 January 2020
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Author: Forbes

...L’accès au travail est considéré comme l’un des droits de l’homme, en grande partie en raison de son potentiel à s’épanouir, ressentir de la satisfaction et explorer ses capacités. Comme pour les personnes de tous horizons, un travail significatif...

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