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NGO names 49 companies on Myanmar ‚dirty list‘

A Duty to Prevent Genocide: Due Diligence Obligations Among the P5

 

EU targeted sanctions Burma Campaign UK issued a blacklist

Including China, UK, France, Norway, Japan, Ukraine, US, Thailand and Vietnam-based international company, involving a total of 49 countries. Western Union, Mytel, Tata, Toshiba and Facebook to the list of companies is involved.

Myanmar Vietnam Mytel involved in joint venture company from South technical assistance, while the Belgian company Newtec has been added to this list.

In recent days, the Business and Human Rights Forum was held led by the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, the economy and human rights are no longer separate business enterprises to violate the human rights of human rights violations and (or) a communication on corporate responsibility Pop your discussion was whether or not to accept.

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A Duty to Prevent Genocide–Due Diligence Obligations among the P5

In the early thirteenth century Ashkenazic Jews living in Germany, Austria, Bohemia and other Germanic lands began to speak a dialect of low German that soon turned itself into a jargon of German and Hebrew with some old French and Slavic words also thrown into the mix. 

What will „made in Bangladesh“ mean after court ruling?

Myanmar’s Ongoing Independent Mechanism: Careful Planning Needed

The Accord is vital for a safe garment industry in Bangladesh.

Rohingya Human Rights Guide- Human rights are universal

Ensuring the #RightToEducation for migrants & refugees.

Austria is pushing people back to Afghanistan.



 

European Parliament slams Government on human rights of the Accord

AAPP’s October Chronology and Month in Review now available here:

Legal aid representation convicted under the new lèse majesté law.

CCHR in the Media:

The Phnom Penh Post, 3 October 2018“Human rights the price paid‘ for Kingdom’s SEZ growth‘:
The gains brought to the Kingdom by the establishment of special economic zones (SEZs) has come at a high price, with people becoming the victims of land grabs, poor labour conditions and environmental damage, reports the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR). In its factsheet Cambodia’s Special Economic Zones and Human Rights, CCHR said the establishment of SEZs in 2005 was done with a lack of transparency and publicity, which left people unable to properly defend their rights. It also came without proper consultation with local communities, which resulted in forced evictions.

Nikkei Asian Review, 12 October 2018, ‚Leaked Cambodia Memo Shows Hun Sen Tightening Grip on Dessent‘:
Cambodian authorities are planning to „strictly control“ the activities of potential critics of the regime, as Prime Minister Hun Sen aims to further strengthen the power base of his Cambodian People’s Party, according to a leaked government document. Meanwhile, leading members of civil society groups this week told the Nikkei Asian Review about widespread surveillance and intimidation tactics being used against people the authorities see as political critics. Chak Sopheap, executive director of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, said that the authorities were mixing „traditional“ techniques such as physical surveillance and intimidation with „modern“ approaches including the use of digital tools and the judicial system to silence dissent.

Simone Pieri, a member of the EU’s delegation at the Technical Support for Legal Aid Policy Development workshop on 31 August 2018, stated that he wanted to see “the rule of law implemented so people have access to justice, as it is crucial to maintaining social stability in the country.”

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