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11 December 2017
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Author: Marou Dianda, Le Pays (Burkina Faso)

"Province du Passore : Sur les traces des scolaires qui désertent les classes au profit des sites d’orpaillage", 5 décembre 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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11 December 2017
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Author: El Financiero (México)

“62 millones de mexicanos sin ningún tipo de protección social: OIT”, 4 de diciembre de 2017...

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11 December 2017

UK: Inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire to consider role of cos. involved in refurbishment, incl. corporate manslaughter charges

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10 December 2017

Cambodia: Govt. warns factories to face legal action if workers faint during working hours following fainting of nearly 200 workers in Takeo province

Author: Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times

"Minister tackles factory faintings", 8 December 2017...

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10 December 2017

Indonesia: Report details worker exploitation, poverty-level wages, & risks of child labour of food giant Indofood

Author: Sheany, Sarah Yuniarni & Tabita Diela, Jakarta Globe

"Labor Abuses Still Exist at Indofood Plantations: Report", 4 December 2017...

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10 December 2017

Indonesia: RSPO investigates report of labour abuse at Indofood

Author: Sheany, Jakarta Globe

"RSPO Investigating Reports of Ongoing Labor Abuse at Indofood Plantations"...

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9 December 2017

Cambodia: Hundred plus factory workers in Takeo fainted due to chemical fumes

Author: Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times

"Hundreds of garment workers faint in Takeo", 7 December 2017...

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7 December 2017

USA: Multidistrict litigation will look into drug manufacturers & distributors' alleged contribution to opioid deaths

Author: Eric Heisig, cleveland.com (USA)

" Cleveland federal judge to hear dozens of lawsuits filed against Big Pharma nationwide ", 5 Dec 2017...

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6 December 2017
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