Business, Development and Human Rights

Feb 20, 2018

Guarani-Kaiowá: Community Faces Risks of Violent Eviction from their Traditional Land

Brazilian Federal Justice ordered the eviction of indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá from their traditional communities Pindoroky, Nhamõe Guavyray and Guapoy Guasu, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The beneficiary of the repossession action ordered by the Court is Agropecuária Penteado, owner of the Fazenda Santa Maria. The Guarani regret that the federal justice’s decision favours...

Feb 20, 2018

Guarani-Kaiowá: Community Faces Risks of...

Brazilian Federal Justice ordered the eviction of indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá from their traditional communities Pindoroky, Nhamõe Guavyray and Guapoy Guasu, in the state of Mato Grosso do...

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Feb 20, 2018

UNPO Publishes New Report on Human Rights Situation...

UNPO announces the release of a new report ‘Breaking the Silence: Gilgit Baltistan and the Human Rights Cost of CPEC’, which focuses on the plight of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan under the...

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Feb 15, 2018

Ogoni: Shell Continues to Cast Shadow Over Human...

Photo courtesy of UNPO @Flikr As the British-Dutch oil company pushes to return to the Ogoniland region, civil society actors warn about the risk for human rights that its presence would pose. Since the...

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Feb 09, 2018

Gilgit-Baltistan: Human Rights violations by...

On 6 February 2018, human rights activists raised the issue of human rights violations in Gilgit-Baltistan, Balochistan and against Mohajirs in Karachi in a meeting of the US Foreign Relations Committee,...

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Feb 02, 2018

Crimean Tatars: U.S. Mission to the OSCE Issues...

Photo courtesy of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Yesterday, 1 February 2018, the United States Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) released a public statement...

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Jan 24, 2018

Southern Mongolia: 35 Herders Sentenced to Jail...

Photo courtesy of nyam02 @Flickr On Wednesday 24 January 2018, 35 herders were sentenced to serve lengthy imprisonments, between 6 months and 5 years, by the People’s Court of Zaruud Banner, in...

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Jan 24, 2018

Business and Human Rights – The Curse of “Destructive...

Today, the term ‘development’ is generally associated with political promises of economic growth and prosperity and the full integration of so-called developing countries into the global community....

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