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18 September 2017
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Author: Цензор.НЕТ (Украина)

По словам советника главы полиции в области, состояние двух пострадавших детей удовлетворительное. Меру пресечения двум лицам, которым объявили о подозрении по делу о масштабном пожаре в детском лагере Одессы, изберут, скорее всего...17 сентября...Об...

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15 September 2017

USA: Increasing minimum wages contributes to raising workers' livelihoods & wider social standards, researchers find

Author: Ben Schiller, Fast Company (USA)

"Raising the minimum wage has benefits way beyond creating more wealth for workers", 31 August 2017...

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1 August 2017
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Author: Carolin Wahnbaeck (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

"Giftige Schuhe, stinkende Handtaschen", 25 Juli 2017...

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24 July 2017

Kenya: St. Augustine Preparatory School head to face murder charge after school bus crushes pupil to death

Author: Galgalo Bocha, Daily Nation (Kenya)

 "DPP Tobiko orders arrest of St Augustine headmistress"...

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18 July 2017

Africa: Investigation reveals tobacco firms allegedly threatening efforts that could save millions from harmful effects of tobacco use; companies comment

Multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investigation has found. Various companies mentioned in the investigation...

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17 July 2017

Philippines: UNICEF advises businesses on how to integrate children's rights in their operations

Author: Benjamin Azada, Manila Times

"Are children's rights your business?", 14 July 2017...

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17 July 2017

USA: Child sex trafficking lawsuits against Backpage.com proceed

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12 July 2017

British American Tobacco allegedly blocking regulatory attempts to limit smoking-related harm in Kenya & Uganda; company comments

Author: Paul Redfern, Business Daily (Kenya)

"BAT on the spot again over 'unjustified' business practices in Kenya, Uganda"...

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6 July 2017

Human rights good practice note for business operating in areas with violent crime endorsed by UN Global Compact Working Group

Author: Lise Smit, UN Global Compact

"Human rights good practice for business operating in areas with violent crime," 31 May 2017...

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5 July 2017

Thailand: New labour law increases prison sentences and fines for undocumented workers

The Thai government's new labor law penalises undocumented workers with up to five years of jail time and a fine of up to 100,000 baht ($2,941). Employers hiring undocumented workers could face fines from 400,000 baht ($11,766) to 800,000 baht ($23...

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