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17 December 2018

UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders' global survey highlights role of cos. in attacks in several countries

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)

"World report on the situation of human rights defenders", 17 Dec 2017...

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6 March 2018

CIVICUS' new annual report warns about growing role of private sector in governance

Author: CIVICUS (South Africa)

"CIVICUS: State of Civil Society Report 2018 - Year in Review: Top 10 trends", 06 Mar 2018...

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7 February 2018

Killings and threats against defenders working for corporate accountability on the rise in 2017

Author: Umberto Bachi, Reuters (UK)

"Killings and threats against land rights defenders soar in 2017: rights group", 06 Feb 2018...

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20 September 2017

New report highlights reprisals faced by human rights defenders who cooperate with UN

Author: UNOG Information Services, OHCHR (Switzerland)

"Report highlights rising reprisals against human rights defenders cooperating with the UN", 20 Sep 2017...

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20 June 2017

Russia: Construction workers face exploitation & labour abuses on World Cup 2018 stadiums; says HRW report

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24 February 2017

CIVICUS highlights challenging regulatory environment of CSOs & calls for collective response


"Contested and under pressure: A snapshot of the enabling environment of civil society in 22 countries", February 2017...

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21 November 2016

Court Awards Million to Migrant Workers

Author: Elena Srapyan, Elena Burtina (Civic Assistance Committee, Russia)

...In June a brigade of labour migrants from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan appealed to Civic Assistance Committee.  They were employed by the company SK Invest Story working on the construction of the luxury residential complex “Garden Quarter” near...

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25 October 2016

Telia Company: Human rights impact assessments and responsible divestment plan for business region Eurasia

Author: BSR

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7 July 2016

US ban on imports made with slavery requires companies to heighten supplier scrutiny - corporate lawyer Brenda Jacobs

Author: Brenda Jacobs, Sidley Austin LLP, on Just-Style (UK)

"US forced labour ban requires supply chain scrutiny", 7 July 2016...

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12 April 2016

Seven of 15 former Soviet countries have become “consolidated authoritarian regimes”, says new report; fall in oil prices linked to lack of transparency, accountability

Author: Nate Schenkkan, Freedom House

"Nations in tansit 2016: Europe and Eurasia brace for impact", 12 April 2016...

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