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Press Release: Frontline defenders expose BHP’s role in climate breakdown

15 October 2019 - 11:15am

Unmasking BHP: frontline defenders travel to London to expose company’s greenwashing tactics and role in climate breakdown

Frontline human rights defenders travel from Latin America to the UK to share their experiences of climate breakdown, the threat of violence and the greenwashing tactics of multinational mining company BHP

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Time for constructive engagement: Statement on UN Binding Treaty

14 October 2019 - 11:15am
Today, 14 October 2019, negotiations for a UN BindingTreaty on Business and Human Rights are underway at  the UN in Geneva. War on Want together with 58 other organisations are calling on the Uk govenment and other European representatives to help deliver a treaty that ensures multinationals are held to account for human rights violations, and victims have access to justice. 
 
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