El asilo, una protección difícil de obtener para los niños migrantes en México

El asilo, una protección difícil de obtener para los niños migrantes en México

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Americas, Children's Rights, Development, Español, Mexico | No Comments

Ciudad de México – Niños de América Central que huyen de graves amenazas afrontan enormes obstáculos a la hora de solicitar asilo en México, aseguró Human Rights Watch en un informe publicado hoy. El informe de 165 páginas “Puertas Cerradas: El fracaso de México en la protección de niños refugiados y migrantes de América Central” documenta […]

México debe investigar asesinatos en Michoacán

México debe investigar asesinatos en Michoacán

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Americas, Development, Español, Human Rights | No Comments

(Nueva York) – México debería efectuar una investigación oportuna, exhaustiva e imparcial sobre las circunstancias en las que murieron 43 personas el 22 de mayo de 2015 en el estado de Michoacán, señaló hoy Human Rights Watch. Durante un enfrentamiento armado de tres horas entre civiles y policías federales en el municipio de Tanhuato murieron […]

Supreme Court denies Chevron $19bn Ecuador appeal

Supreme Court denies Chevron $19bn Ecuador appeal

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in Americas, Business, Development, Environment | No Comments

Published in BBC News The US Supreme Court has declined to block a judgement from an Ecuadorian court that a US oil firm pay billions in damages for pollution in the Amazon. Chevron was fighting a ruling that it must pay $18.2bn (£11.4bn) in damages, a sum increased to $19bn in July. It is the […]

Rio + 20 missed an opportunity to bolster human rights

Rio + 20 missed an opportunity to bolster human rights

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Americas, Business, Development | No Comments

By Jan Egeland and Jessica Evans Published in:  The Guardian Business, government and development agencies should combat discrimination, which can drive poverty and conflict “They come every day … four or five cars usually – 20 to 60 soldiers. They say, ‘We need this land for sugar, so you shouldn’t be here’ … We say, […]

En Guatemala se violan los derechos a la tierra y los alimentos

En Guatemala se violan los derechos a la tierra y los alimentos

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Americas, Business, Development, Español | No Comments

Publicado en: El País Representates de campesinos denuncian que el Gobierno no ha cumplido una sentencia de la CIDH a favor de comunidades indígenas desalojadas Hace un año, la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos dictó medidas cautelares para exigir al Gobierno de Guatemala la protección de 800 familias de 14 comunidades maya q’eqchi que fueron […]

Guatemala: Activist Yolanda Oquelí attacked on her way home

Guatemala: Activist Yolanda Oquelí attacked on her way home

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Americas, Business, Development | No Comments

URGENT ACTION: Activist Yolanda Oquelí attacked on her way home On June 13, activist Yolanda Oquelí was attacked and shot three times on her way home from a protest.  We join others in denouncing the attack and expressing our concern for Yolanda’s safety and well-being, as well as the safety of other organizers and community […]

Rio+20: Youth turn to green jobs as an answer to unemployment

Rio+20: Youth turn to green jobs as an answer to unemployment

Posted by on Jun 17, 2012 in Americas, Business, Development, Environment | No Comments

Published in: UN News Centre 16 June 2012 – With over half the world population under 25 years of age and the global economic crisis still ongoing, the creation of jobs that provide decent incomes, help reduce the impact of economic activities on the environment, and offer adequate working conditions is a main priority for […]

Avoiding Conflict

Avoiding Conflict

Posted by on Jun 14, 2012 in Africa, Americas, Business, Development | No Comments

By Deborah Fleischer Published in: Sustainable Industries With Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) rules on conflict minerals expected out by the end of June, there has been a flurry of conference panels, blog posts, videos and articles on the importance of knowing what lurks in your supply chain. Here are 4 keys to navigating your supply […]

India: Mining Industry Out of Control

India: Mining Industry Out of Control

Posted by on Jun 14, 2012 in Asia, Business, Development | No Comments

Published in: Human Rights Watch Breakdown of Government Oversight Harms Communities, Fuels Corruption (Panaji) – India’s government has failed to enforce key human rights and environmental safeguards in the country’s mining industry, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 70-page report, “Out of Control: Mining, Regulatory Failure and Human Rights in India,” […]

Rio + 20: Anchor Sustainable Development in Human Rights

Rio + 20: Anchor Sustainable Development in Human Rights

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in Americas, Business, Development, Environment | No Comments

Published in: Human Rights Watch World Leaders at Conference to Address Need for ‘Green Economy’ (New York) – World leaders have a once in a generation chance to create a meaningful link between sustainable development and human rights, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today in a joint statement targeting Environment and Foreign Affairs […]

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