Advocacy Groups / Pressure Groups / Lobbies

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel…

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel…

Published 16/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation’s biofuel law at least four months [more…]

Mexico warns of ‘deep concern’ over armed groups on U.S. border

Mexico warns of ‘deep concern’ over armed groups on U.S. border

Published 22/04/2019

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico said on Saturday it had “deep concern” about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after [more…]

California AG endorses bill expanding consumer privacy protections

California AG endorses bill expanding consumer privacy protections

Published 26/02/2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday endorsed a state bill that would expand the state’s new privacy act to allow [more…]

Democrats float ‘Green New Deal’ to end fossil fuel era

Democrats float ‘Green New Deal’ to end fossil fuel era

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on Thursday laid out a “Green New Deal” that would eliminate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade, an effort to [more…]

Law group calls for tribunal for crimes against Rohingya

Law group calls for tribunal for crimes against Rohingya

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A human rights law group contracted by the U.S. State Department to investigate atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar called on Monday [more…]

Google’s top Washington lobbyist stepping down

Google’s top Washington lobbyist stepping down

Published 03/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google’s top lobbyist in Washington is stepping aside as the U.S. technology company faces criticism on Capitol Hill on issues including privacy [more…]

Cuban artists urge revision of decree feared to hike censorship

Cuban artists urge revision of decree feared to hike censorship

Published 31/10/2018

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban artists and international rights activists are pushing the government to revise legislation due to take effect in December that they fear [more…]

Congressional Democrats seek more action on U.S. domestic extremists

Congressional Democrats seek more action on U.S. domestic extremists

Published 29/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Democrats on Monday called on U.S. law enforcement authorities to do more to track and prosecute far-right extremists after a mass [more…]

Outraged Hong Kong media, legal groups seek explanation of…

Outraged Hong Kong media, legal groups seek explanation of…

Published 08/10/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Several Hong Kong media and legal groups urged the government on Monday to explain why it refused to renew a work [more…]

Bangladesh president gives assent to digital law seen curbing free…

Bangladesh president gives assent to digital law seen curbing free…

Published 08/10/2018

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid on Monday gave his assent to a controversial new law that local media organizations fear could cripple press [more…]