Lufthansa

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19 September 2017

Eritrea: Metalor & Lufthansa accused of importing gold extracted under conditions of forced labour to Switzerland; incl. company responses

On 30 August 2017, Swiss national TV aired a major report detailing how huge amounts of raw gold extracted from Eritrea, under practices of forced labour and slavery, end up in Switzerland for the final process of refinery. The report indicates that...

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19 September 2017

Response by Lufthansa

Author: Lufthansa

Lufthansa Cargo Statement:...

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29 January 2017

Germany: Lufthansa Group denounces alt-right news outlet Breitbart, regrets company's ad on it

Author: DNA - Daily News & Analysis

The Lufthansa Group has said it was "unfortunate" that the company's ad appeared on Breitbart, a conservative, alt-right news outlet in the US. Referring to Breitbart as a website that promotes "violent, sexist, extremist or politically radical...

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16 February 2016

36 German companies launch initiative to promote integration of refugees into society & labour market

Author: Thyssenkrupp

"'We-together' German industry integration initiative", 10 Feb 2016...

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4 December 2013

Siemens CEO says gender quotas may be necessary after engineering firm fails to retain women in leadership roles [Germany]

Author: Alex Webb, Bloomberg News

Five years after pledging to promote more women to leadership roles without using legal quotas, Siemens AG is fighting a losing battle. The only two female management board members at Germany’s largest engineering company have departed after an...

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12 June 2013

Response by Lufthansa: Petition urges Lufthansa to change dangerous goods policy after tear gas carried by airline is allegedly used in repressing protests in Turkey.

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6 June 2013

Lufthansa rejects tear gas call [Turkey]

Author: Michael Daventry, Londra Gazete

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Lufthansa to respond. Response provided]. Lufthansa has rejected demands to ban tear gas from its cargo services after it emerged a consignment used by police on the streets of Istanbul was carried...

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6 June 2013

Lufthansa! Declare you will cease all shipments of crowd control chemicals to Turkey at once!

Author: Isik Oguzertem, on iPetitions

We call on Lufthansa to issue a statement explicitly stating they will not transfer tear gas or other crowd control chemicals to Turkey...Have the senior management of Lufthansa ever felt the effects of tear gas? Have they ever been shot by a canister...

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14 May 2012

Airlines cancel Israel flights for over 60 percent of pro-Palestinian fly-in protesters

Author: Zohar Blumenkrantz, Yaniv Kubovich, Jack Khoury, Haaretz.com

More than 60 percent of the 1,500 pro-Palestinian activists due to arrive in Israel...to take part in a fly-in protest have received notifications from airlines that their flights were canceled...The activists were planning to arrive in Israel to...

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Company response
30 April 2012

Lufthansa response to article alleging it cancelled certain flights and prevented pro-Palestinian activists from boarding Israel-bound plains

Author: Lufthansa

Several airlines received information by Israeli authorities on specific passengers who were barred from entry into the country and therefore could not board a flight to Israel. Airlines must comply with the immigration laws and administrative decrees...

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