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16 June 2020
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Author: Unión Sindical Obrera (España)

“Día Mundial contra el Trabajo Infantil. USO, por los derechos de la infancia” - 12 de junio de 2020...

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9 June 2020

EnvJustice analyses 3000 environmental conflicts & attacks on defenders & shows how grassroots movements win

Author: EnvJustice

"Environmental conflicts and defenders", 02 Jun 2020...

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8 June 2020

Asia & Europe: Strategic lawsuits are on the rise, causing breakdown of trust between rights defenders & business, but more alliances are needed

Author: Jennifer Hattam, Equal Times

"See you in court: a rise in legal attacks against rights defenders aims to silence corporate critics", June 8, 2020...

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24 April 2020
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Author: Open Democracy

“La Covid-19 y los trabajadores agrícolas y empacadores de carne inmigrantes en los EE.UU”, 23 de abril de 2020...

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24 April 2020

USA: COVID-19 exposes serious labour rights violations amongst immigrant agricultural workers

Author: Open Democracy

“COVID-19 sweeping through US immigrant farmworker and meatpacker ranks”, 23 de abril de 2020...

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14 April 2020

Brazil: Land grabbers to take advantage of pandemic to seize indigenous protected areas

Author: Richard Pearshouse and Jurema Werneck, Amnesty International

"Land seizures and COVID-19: the twin threats to Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples", 6 April 2020...

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7 April 2020

USA: Apple launches health equipment production in response to COVID-19 shortage

Author: Mike Murphy, Market Watch

"Apple has donated 20 million masks, is working to make 1 million face shields a week, Tim Cook says", 05 April 2020...

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13 March 2020

New Inter-American Commission on Human Rights report supports inter-americanisation of business & human rights

Author: Salvador Herencia-Carrasco, University of Ottawa, on Rights As Usual

"Report of the IACHR on Business and Human Rights: towards the Inter-Americanization of Business and Human Rights", 24 Feb 2020 ...

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6 March 2020

Latin America: BNAmericas highlights the importance of “social licenses” in the mining sector

Author: BNAmericas

“NEW REPORT- Shifting Dynamics in Social License: Why Community Is King in Latin America’s Mining Sector”, 2nd March 2020...

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6 March 2020

Latin America: Pan American Silver accused of operating mines that do not have the consent of local communities and of polluting water supplies; company comments

Author: Mongabay

“Map reveals Canadian mining company’s environmental, social conflicts”, 2nd March 2020...

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