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21 December 2017

Canada: Supreme Court broadens scope of workplace discrimination cases beyond employer-employee relationships

Author: Matthew Claxton, Langley Advance (Canada)

"Supreme Court of Canada rules in human-rights case involving Langley firm" 15 Dec 2017...

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19 November 2017

Malaysia: Workers complain against discriminatory no-headscarf policy of some hotels

Author: Mei Mei Chu, Jakarta Post

"Malaysia hotel industry in the spotlight over no-headscarf uniform policy", 11 November 2017...

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16 November 2017

Bangladesh: Vulnerable Rohingya refugees funnelled into sex trade

Author: Ashish Joshi, Sky News (UK)

"Pimp says Rohingya plight 'good for business'", 13 Nov 2017...

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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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30 October 2017
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Author: Victoria Camarero Suárez y Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot, Universidad Jaume I de Castellón (España)

“Persecución de la Minoría étnica en Birmania/Myanmar: otra perspectiva”, 20 de octubre de 2017...

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30 October 2017

Myanmar: Human rights groups call into question Facebook's role in Rohingya crisis

Author: Megan Specia & Paul Mozuroct, NY Times (USA)

"A War of Words Puts Facebook at the Center of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis", 27 Oct 2017...

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23 October 2017

Stakeholders press energy companies doing business with Myanmar to address Rohingya crisis

Author: Simon Billenness, Executive Director of the International Campaign for the Rohingya (USA)

A group of investors and stakeholders has called on energy companies doing business in Myanmar/Burma to reassess their dealings in light of that country’s brutal military crackdown on its ethnic Rohingya minority... [L]etters signed by 31 investor...

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19 October 2017

Shareholder activists set to speak with Chevron regarding Rohingya situation

Author: Ross Kerber & Ernest Scheyder, Reuters

Shareholder activists will speak with Chevron Corp next week to request the energy giant use its influence with the government of Myanmar to press for a resolution of ethnic violence that has led to a refugee crisis...Azzad Asset Management [plan] to...

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20 September 2017

Myanmar: Unilever CEO tweets support for Rohingya in Myanmar

Author: Coconuts Yangon

"Unilever responds to rights campaign, commits to Rohingya protection", 1 Mar 2017...

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19 September 2017

Myanmar: Telenor issues statement expressing grave concern for escalating developments in Rakhine

Author: Telenor (Norway)

"Situation in Rakhine State", 12 Sep 2017...

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