News

Item
26 July 2017

Human Rights Watch launches digital campaign against forced labour in Uzbek cotton industry

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Forced labor, including children - linked to World Bank", July 2017...

Read more

Article
26 July 2017

Indian communities affected by adverse impacts of coal-fired power plant ask US court to reconsider doctrine of “absolute immunity” from lawsuits of Intl. Finance Corp.

Author: EarthRights International

"Judge Declares World Bank Immunity Cases “Wrongly Decided”; Indian Plaintiffs Ask D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to Review “Absolute Immunity” Doctrine", 25 Jul 2017...

Read more

Story
26 July 2017

Intl. conference on human rights in tourism addresses working conditions along supply chains in hospitality sector

See full story

Article
26 July 2017

So. Asia: Ships produced in Scotland dismantled at deadly ship breaking yards

Author: Chris Foote, STV News

"Ship Graveyards: Scotland's Links to Deadly Industry Revealed," 24 July 2017...

Read more

Article
26 July 2017

Southeast Asia: Growing demand for labour in fishing & oil palm industries fuels vulnerability to human trafficking

Author: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)

"Trafficking in Persons and Forced Labor: Southeast Asian Scenario - Analysis," 24 July 2017...

Read more

Article
26 July 2017

UK: Modern slavery conditions on board of 3 ships lead to detainment by Maritime Coastguard Agency

Author: International Transport Workers' Federation

"Modern Slavery in UK Waters 'cannot be tolerated,'" 20 July 2017...

Read more

Article
25 July 2017

Myanmar: Sailors sue vessel owner for unpaid wages

Author: Zaw Zaw Htwe, Myanmar Times

“Myanmar sailors sue vessel owner for unpaid wages,” 25 July 2017...

Read more

Article
25 July 2017

Australia: Traditional owners' native title claim upheld in landmark decision against mining company Fortescue Metals Group

Author: Angus Sargent, ABC News (Australia)

"Pilbara native title claim surrounding Solomon Hub mine owned by Andrew Forrest's FMG upheld", 20 July 2017...

Read more

Report
25 July 2017

Briefing: The Italian legal framework against labour exploitation

Author: Associazione per gli Studi Giuridici sull'Immigrazione; Human Rights Intl. Corner: Maria Francesca Cucchiara and Anna Baracchi, edited by Paola Cavanna with the contribution of Francesca Nicodemi and Marco Paggi

This briefing summarizes the existing legal framework on labour exploitation under Italian law.The briefing provides a legal assessment of regulatory measures that specifically target undocumented migrants being subject to labour exploitation.

Read more

Article
25 July 2017

European Commissions calls for practical evidence on operation of State-based collective redress mechanisms (by 15 Aug)

Author: European Commission

"Call for evidence on the operation of collective redress arrangements in the Member States of the European Union", May 2017...

Read more

Get RSS feed of these results