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13 October 2016

MSA Briefing Holder

Analysis shows only a hanfdul of company statements are meeting the Act’s requirements, majority lack adequate information  

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25 August 2016

Toxic gas leak at Bangladesh fertiliser unit sickens 250; plugged

Author: Press Trust of India

About 250 people, including children, have fallen sick and hundreds of residents have been evacuated from their homes after a toxic gas leak from a fertiliser unit in Bangladesh's port city of Chittagong...Di-ammonium phosphate...leaked from the DAP...

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12 August 2016

India: Bhopal gas tragedy victims protest after White House declines online petition

Author: Jama Ayub, Times News Network

NGOs working for the victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy disaster burned an effigy of US President...Protests come after White House declined an online petition seeking US Department of Justice to serve the Bhopal court's notice on Dow Chemical.....

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14 July 2016

India: Bhopal organisation moves for ex-parte trial proceedings against Dow Chemical

Author: India Blooms News Service

Leaders of all the organisations of survivors of the Union Carbide Disaster in Bhopal on Wednesday condemned the governments of both India and USA for the non appearance of any representative of Dow Chemical Company in the ongoing criminal case on the...

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13 June 2016

USA: Authorities blocks imports linked to 3 Chinese companies, suspected to be produced by prison labour

Author: Sophia Yan, CNN (USA)

"U.S. steps up pressure on China over prison labor", 6 Jun 2016...

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13 May 2015

India: Amendments in Child Labour Act receives applaud and criticism

The Union Cabinet cleared amendments to the child labour law. The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act of 1986 banned the employment of children up to the age of 14 in hazardous occupations, this proposed Amendment bill prohibits employment...

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