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27 June 2017

Kazakh Oil Construction Company cracks down on union activists

Author: IndustriALL

On 7 April the court of Astana sentenced Nurbek Kushakbayev to two-and-a-half years in a corrective labour colony for his calls to hold a strike. This is the first time a union leader has been prosecuted through the recently adopted Criminal Code. The...

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27 June 2017

US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

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26 June 2017
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Trece mineros murieron y uno más resultó herido, tras una explosión de gas metano en una mina subterránea de carbón en Cucunubá, Cundinamarca. La mina contaba con los permisos de ley, según su propietario. Pero otros dos más, murieron en otro...

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26 June 2017
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Author: Iván Rodríguez Fierro, El Sol de Puebla (México)

“Violan derechos laborales en las maquiladoras de Tehuacán, acusa activista”, 24 de Junio de 2017...

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26 June 2017

Peru: Intl. Labour Organization says fire at commercial building in which 4 workers died is a “case of modern slavery”, as they were illegally locked inside

Author: TeleSurTV

“Peru's Fire Killing 4 Workers Is Case of Modern Slavery: ILO”...

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26 June 2017

Business human rights responsibility for refugees & migrant workers: Turning policies into practice in the Middle East

Author: Samentha Goethals, Joseph Bardwell, Mariam Bhacker, & Bahaa Ezzelarab, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in Business & Human Rights Journal

...Our focus in this piece is to consider how companies have been implementing their human rights responsibility to address the risks and challenges faced by refugees and migrant workers in the Middle East, a region that is currently experiencing...

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26 June 2017

Commentary: Civil society is increasingly using strategic litigation to address corporate human rights abuses

Author: Dr Carolijn Terwindt & Christian Schliemann, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, in Civicus State of Civil Society Report 2017

"Transnational strategic litigation: an emerging part of civil society’s repertoire for corporate accountability", Jun 2017...

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26 June 2017

How did New York University uphold workers' rights during construction of Abu Dhabi satellite campus?

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26 June 2017

Shoemakers urged to tackle abuse

Author: Taipei Times

Leading shoe and designer clothing labels, including Nike Inc and Puma AG, have made progress in tackling forced labor in their leather supply chains, but could do more to address the issue at tanneries and ranches providing hides, according to a...

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26 June 2017

UN Committee reminds govts. of duty to establish remedies beyond natl. borders for adverse corporate human rights impacts

Author: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

“Business and human rights: States’ duties don’t end at the national borders”, 23 Jun 2017...

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