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12 December 2017
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11 December 2017

Institute for Human Rights & Business publishes list of top 10 business & human rights issues for 2018

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

Marking International Human Rights Day on the 10th of December 2017 IHRB has published its ninth annual list of the Top 10 Business & Human Rights Issues for the coming year....

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6 December 2017

Singapore: Migrant worker rights activist Jolovan Wham charged with vandalism & organising public assemblies without permit

Author: Shaffiq Idris Alkhatib, Straits Times (Singapore)

"Civil rights activist Jolovan Wham charged with organising public assemblies without permit and vandalism", 29 Nov. 2017...

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4 December 2017

UAE: Welfare centre for low-income migrant workers offers services for career development

Author: ZAWYA

...[T]he Danube Welfare Center (DWC)...is an initiative that was announced in 2012 as a not-for-profit activity to help blue collar workers develop skills to advance their careers...DWC’s initiatives include a three-month English language programme...

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28 November 2017
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Author: Proceso (México)

“En México, los jornaleros agrícolas aún son víctimas de la “tienda de “raya” y otras injusticias: RNJA”, 28 de noviembre de 2017...

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27 November 2017

3 ways business is promoting human rights

Author: International Chamber of Commerce

As stakeholders from around the world prepare for the 2017 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, here are three areas in which business is already making a difference... ...

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27 November 2017

Australia: Temporary migrant workers widely exploited, new research finds

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27 November 2017

Qatar: Mobile app for World Cup migrant workers facilitates money transfers to their families back home

Author: Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (Qatar)

"New app makes it easier for 2022 FIFA World Cup™ workers to send money home", 8 October 2017...

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26 November 2017
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Author: Centro de Noticias de las Naciones Unidas

“Guatemala, un país con dos realidades, denuncia Alto Comisionado de derechos humanos “, 21 de Noviembre de 2017...

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24 November 2017

UAE: Migrant worker buried alive at construction site, 2 others suffer injuries

Author: Ahmed Shaaban, Khaleej Times (UAE)

“Asian worker buried alive in sand in RAK”, 22 November 2017...

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