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25 September 2017

Oman: Employees at Petron Gulf allegedly left stranded without pay for 5 months

Over 800 migrant workers at Petron Gulf – Oman have reportedly been left stranded without pay for five months. The company has also reportedly failed to renew the workers’ residence permits, making them liable to pay fines upon leaving the country....

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25 September 2017

Petron Gulf - Oman did not respond re allegations of denied wages

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Petron Gulf - Oman to respond to allegations of denied wages. Petron Gulf - Oman has not responded.

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8 September 2017
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Author: CDES

“Viva el paro! Crónica de la lucha en Dayuma” – 7 de septiembre de 2017...

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16 August 2017

Oman: 800 migrant workers at Petron Gulf stranded without pay for 5 months

Author: Rejimon Kuttapan, The Quint (India)

“‘No food, no pay’: 800 Indian workers stranded in Oman tell all”, 11 August 2017...

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14 July 2017

Russia: State-controlled traffic of North Korean workers amounts to slave trade, say human rights groups

Author: Andrew Higgins, The New York Times

"North Koreans in Russia work ‘basically in the situation of slaves’", 11 July 2017...

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20 June 2017

Russia: Construction workers face exploitation & labour abuses on World Cup 2018 stadiums; says HRW report

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16 June 2017

UK: Blog addresses London Grenfell Tower Fire from business & human rights angle

Author: Anna Dannreuther for RightsInfo (UK)

...KCTMO is a private company registered in England and Wales. The building’s architects, renovators, and contractors, are also all “business enterprises” for the purposes of the UNGPs, and they therefore must respect each and every one of the rights...

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27 March 2017

The Dark Legacy of China’s Drive for Global Resources

Author: William Laurance, E360

As China pursues a startling array of energy, mining, logging, agricultural, and infrastructure projects on virtually every continent, it is having an unprecedented environmental impact on the planet…China’s most profound environmental impacts revolve...

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3 March 2017

UK: Family of man who died from asbestos-related cancer receive large settlement from previous employers

Author: Leigh Day

"Six-figure settlement for family of former cement factory worker", 3 Mar 2017...

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27 February 2017

International conference anniversary: What's changed for Syrian refugees & their hosts in Jordan, Lebanon & Turkey?

On 4 February 2016, the Governments of the United Kingdom, Germany, Kuwait, Norway and the United Nations (UN) hosted an international conference in support of Syria and the broader region, in London....

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