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'Modern slavery in company operations & supply chains', a review of current legislations towards an intl. framework
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre for Intl. Trade Union Confederation
This paper sets out what leading governments are already doing to insist global business does more to eradicate modern slavery. It draws from this experience to set out how these uncoordinated actions could become a robust, and harmonised...
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UK: Govt. fails to protect citizens from toxic air pollution caused by industry & car emissions, says UN special rapporteur
Author: The Guardian
The UK government is “flouting” its duty to protect the lives and health of its citizens from illegal and dangerous levels of air pollution, according to the UN’s special rapporteur on human rights related to toxic waste. Baskut Tuncak issued his...
Author: BRE Buzz (UK)
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UK: Intl. Transport Workers’ Federation supports seafarers in 3 cases of abandonment by Turkish Voda Shipping, claim conditions "close to modern day slavery"
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has 'successfully supported the crew in three ship abandonment cases in UK waters that show a culture close to modern day slavery in some parts of the shipping industry'. The ITF alleges that...