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11 June 2019

Ecuador: Companies release joint statement in support of threatened labour rights defender Jorge Acosta

Today companies sourcing bananas from Ecuador - Axfood, Coop, Everfresh, Greenfood, Martin & Servera and Menigo - released a joint statement to Ecuadorian government in support of Jorge Acosta, the coordinator of the banana workers’ union ASTAC ...

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11 June 2019

Ecuador: European cos. publicly support defender Jorge Acosta & call on govt. to protect defenders

Author: Axfood, Coop, Everfresh, Greenfood, Martin & Servera and Menigo

"Letter in support of Jorge Acosta", 11 Jun 2019...

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13 November 2018

Peru: Swedwatch report alleges Swedish co's fail to address water-related human rights risks associated with production of agricultural goods

Swedwatch's report To the last drop – Water and human rights impacts of the agro export industry in Ica, Peru: the responsibility of buyers looks at the water-related human rights impacts associated with the large-scale production of fruits and...

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11 April 2018

Nordic food companies say verdict against Andy Hall is harmful to Thailand as exporting country & emphasize importance of free civil society

Author: Axfood (Sweden), Axfoundation (Sweden), Coop (Sweden), Findus (Sweden), Ethical Trading Initiative (Norway), Martin & Servera (Sweden), Menigo (Sweden), Norvida (Sweden), SOK (Finland), Unil (Norway)

"Nordic food companies’ comment on the Court decision 26th March 2018 regarding defamation case against human rights advocate Andy Hall", 11 Apr 2018...

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19 September 2017

Thailand: Axfood & global network Ethical Trading Initiative join 85 others in urging Prime Minister to protect the right of workers to report on abuses

Author: Axfood, Ethical Trading Initiative & other organizations

"Criminal Defamation Complaints Brought against Myanmar Migrant Workers and Labor Rights Advocate", 19 Sep 2017...

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11 July 2017

Phil Bloomer discusses the importance of business allies for human rights defenders in interview with Raoul Wallenberg Institute

Author: Malin Oud, Raoul Wallenberg Institute (Sweden)

"Human Rights Defenders Depend on Allies They Can Gain in Business", 4 Jul 2017...

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10 December 2015
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Author: Swedwatch, dans AlterAsia (France)

« Travail forcé en Thaïlande : après l’industrie de la crevette, celle du poulet », 6 décembre 2015...

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1 April 2005
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Author: SwedWatch

Este reporte...Trata acerca de los trabajadores de la industria de la fruta en Chile y Sudáfrica...SwedWatch ha realizado entrevistas con...empleados...[que] trabajan directa o indirectamente para las empresas que venden al mercado sueco. [se refiere a...

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