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22 May 2017

India: Six women rescued from Tamil Nadu garment factory after assault by warden and guard

Author: Pheba Mathew, Newsminute

Six young women working in a garment factory in Udumalpet in Tirupur district were allegedly beaten up as they tried to escape from a factory-run hostel. People living in the area, beat up the guard and warden who were assaulting the women and rescued...

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22 May 2017
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En desarrollo de la presentación del informe oficial ante el Examen Periódico Universal del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU, la Ministra de Justicia dijo que en Ecuador no existen personas criminalizadas por la defensa de sus derechos colectivos...

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19 May 2017
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Author: Conselho Indigenista Missionário-CIMI (Brazil)

“Criança Manchineri de um ano é morta com tiro na cabeça no Acre em onda de violência contra indígenas” 12 de maio de 2017...

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17 May 2017
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17 May 2017

Sumitomo response

Author: Sumitomo Corporation

... SC understands that Fyffes has been taking appropriate actions towards these labor issues according to the laws and will continue deepening mutual understanding with the public officials and people involved through appropriate communications. SC...

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16 May 2017

Walmart investigates note found recounting forced labor in China; includes company's statement

Author: Sébastien Malo, Thomson Reuters Foundations

Giant U.S. retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday it is looking into the origins of a note describing forced labor conditions in China that a customer claimed to find in a purse bought at a store in Arizona. The note detailed long hours,...

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11 May 2017

The dubious friends of Donald trump: King of Diamonds

Author: ZEMBLA -Onderzoeksjournalistiek

Although still in its early days, Donald Trump's presidency is coming under fire...In the second part of our programme about Donald Trump's controversial friends, we will set our sights on the Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev, who is controversial...

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9 May 2017

Fyffes response

Author: Fyffes

…Following an investigation of a complaint to UK Government-backed Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI) regarding conditions in Fyffes Honduran melon operations, ETI has recently concluded that the allegations contained in the complaint were factually...

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9 May 2017
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Sindicatos y ONG reportaron abusos laborales en las plantaciones de melón de Fyffes en Hondruas. En abril de 2017, se reportó un ataque contra Moisés Sánchez, Secretario general de la subseccional del Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Agroindustria y...

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9 May 2017
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Author: Articulação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil – Apib (Brazil)

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