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6 December 2017

UK: Company sued for severe worker injuries in ship-breaking yard in Bangladesh following vessel sale

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29 November 2017
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Author: Voice of America (Etats-Unis)

"Au moins six morts dans des affrontements entre orpailleurs à la frontière Mali-Guinée", 29 novembre 2017...

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29 November 2017

Uganda: Govt. agency to probe Maguye Sugar Factory for allegedly mistreating workers, including harsh working conditions

Author: Prisca Baike, The Observer (Uganda)

"State agency plans probe into abuse of workers"...

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28 November 2017

Ease of doing business not matched by civic freedoms: Managing risk goes beyond an assessment of regulation and property rights

Author: Mauricio Lazala, in the Financial Times (UK)

This month El Salvador, Thailand, India and Uzbekistan were recognised among the year’s top 10 improvers in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings.Among other things, this signals simpler regulation and stronger protection of property rights...

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28 November 2017

India: Plastic factory fire & collapse kills at least 13

Author: Payal Dhawan & Mohit Behl, Times of India (India)

The plastic factory at Suffian Chowk, which collapsed after a major fire...followed legalities for two storeys only. As per checks by the district administration, the factory owner had paid the house tax for two storeys only, while it had five....

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28 November 2017

Nigeria: Amnesty publishes evidence of alleged complicity of Shell in silencing protesters & urges UK, Nigeria & Netherlands to consider criminal investigation; Shell denies allegations

Author: Hannah Summers, The Guardian (UK)

"Amnesty seeks criminal inquiry into Shell over alleged complicity in murder and torture in Nigeria", 28 Nov 2017...

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28 November 2017
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Author: CSR News

Shell habe die Niederschlagung von Protesten in den Ölfördergebieten im Niger-Delta durch die damalige Militärregierung befürwortet und aktiv unterstützt, erklärte die Menschenrechtsorganisation am Dienstag in einem Bericht. Dafür müsse der britisch...

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28 November 2017
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27 November 2017

Australia: Watchdog submits first-ever appeal to OECD over govt.'s failure to investigate abuses by G4S at Manus Island asylum centre

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26 November 2017
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En la Argentina, el gobierno no ha accedido a la demarcación de tierras habitadas ancestralmente por los pueblos originarios, lo que ha incrementado los conflictos por ocupaciones de tierras y protestas, que han sido reprimidos violentamente y se ha...

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