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15 January 2018

As Jordan's garment sector grows, activists push for better migrant workers' rights

Author: Alisa Reznick, Middle East Eye (UK)

...Stretching across more than a square kilometre of arid desert in northern Jordan, Al Hassan is the largest of 18 special industrial zones churning out readymade garments and textiles for export. It is also home to the thousands of migrant workers...

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12 January 2018
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Author: ComunicaRSE

“Hugo Boss reconoce trabajo forzoso en su cadena de valor”, 9 de enero de 2017...

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10 January 2018

UK: Lush defends right to free movement in response to Brexit

Author: Aamna Mohdin, Quartz

"Lush, a great UK success story, is helping its workers leave Brexit Britain—and keep their jobs", 11 Aug 2017...

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8 January 2018

India: Investigation by the Guardian finds workers confined in factories supplying Hugo Boss & major UK brands

Author: Peter Bengsten, The Guardian

"Workers held captive in Indian mills supplying Hugo Boss", 4 Jan 2018...

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2 January 2018

Kuwait: Society for Human Rights launches hotline for migrant workers to report labour abuse

Author: Arab Times (Kuwait)

"Kuwait Society for Human Rights calls on migrant workers to call on hotline “22215150”", 26 December 2017...

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22 December 2017

UAE: International Centre for Justice and Human Rights calls on UN to investigate corporate accountability for human rights abuses

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18 December 2017

Kuwait: Construction workers at Kharafi National stranded without pay or valid visas

In November 2017, The Kathmandu Post reported that 150 Nepali migrant workers at Kharafi National in Kuwait had allegedly been stranded without pay or valid visas for six months. Workers further claimed that their salaries wer reduced from 110 KD, the...

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28 November 2017
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Author: المركز الدولي للعدالة وحقوق الإنسان

يعتبر...تعامل...المؤسسات في نشاط تجاري...وتقني مع سلطات دولة الإمارات دون أن تتحرى...وجود الضمانات القانونية والفعلية لاحترام حقوق الإنسان وحرياته الأساسية مشاركة لسلطات دولة الإمارات في الانتهاكات الجسيمة التي تقترفها في حق النشطاء السياسيين...

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14 November 2017
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Author: Ricardo Senra, BBC Brasil em Washington (UK/Brazil)

"Brasileiros presos no Zimbábue em missão humanitária são soltos após julgamento-Após quase 24 horas detidos em uma prisão de Mutare, no Zimbábue, três brasileiros foram liberados depois de um julgamento no tribunal local de pequenas causas, que foi...

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13 November 2017

UAE: Labour abuse of migrant construction workers on Louvre Abu Dhabi revisited as museum opens to public

Related items: ILO investigation into Saadiyat Island labour abuses, United Arab Emirates Saadiyat, United Arab Emirates: Human Rights Watch says workers better protected but gaps remain

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