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20 September 2017

New report highlights reprisals faced by human rights defenders who cooperate with UN

Author: UNOG Information Services, OHCHR (Switzerland)

"Report highlights rising reprisals against human rights defenders cooperating with the UN", 20 Sep 2017...

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18 August 2017

Modern Slavery Index: Amplified risks in European supply chains

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29 June 2017

Turkmenistan: Journalists urge govt. to free Gaspar Matalaev, reporter imprisoned for monitoring state-sponsored forced labor in cotton harvest

Author: Alternative Turkmenistan News

"Free Gaspar Matalaev – Victim of Forced Labor Monitoring in Turkmenistan", 20 March 2017...

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28 November 2016

Turkmenistan: Advocates urge UN Secretary-General to address forced & child labour in cotton industry & repressions against human rights defenders during visit

Author: The Cotton Campaign

We are writing on the occasion of your forthcoming trip to Turkmenistan to convene the first global conference on sustainable transport on 26 and 27 November 2016 in Ashgabat. We believe it is important that you privately and publicly express concerns...

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30 June 2016

U.S. Trafficking in Persons Report: How does your country fare?

Author: Juliet Perry, CNN

…According to the U.S. State Department the report is “the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-human trafficking efforts.” It rates 190 nations—up from last year’s 188… on how effectively governments are tackling the human...

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30 June 2016

US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2016

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12 April 2016

Seven of 15 former Soviet countries have become “consolidated authoritarian regimes”, says new report; fall in oil prices linked to lack of transparency, accountability

Author: Nate Schenkkan, Freedom House

"Nations in tansit 2016: Europe and Eurasia brace for impact", 12 April 2016...

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16 March 2016

Commentary: Forced labour continues in Uzbek & Turkmen cotton fields despite monitoring by ILO

Author: Michael Kourabas, TriplePundit (USA)

"Forced labor continues in Uzbek, Turkmen cotton fields", 15 March 2016...

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10 September 2015

UK: Petition calls on Govt. to shut arms fair arguing it brings together repressive regimes & arms companies

Author: Louis Doré, Independent (UK)

"30,000 people are coming to London. Don’t worry, they’re just arms dealers", 11 Sep 2015...

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27 July 2015

Turkmenistan: US decisions fail forced labour victims, says Cotton Campaign

Author: Cotton Campaign

"U.S. decisions fail forced labor victims: Turkmenistan placement supports state-sponsored forced labor", The Cotton Campaign, 27 July 2015...

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