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10 March 2015

Report highlights overseas impacts of Chinese timber consumption

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25 November 2014

Macedonia: Trade union organizes training on workplace health & safety

Author: Building and Wood Worker's International (BWI)

"Macedonia: SGIP continues to build shop stewards knowledge on safety and health at work", 18 November 2014...

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6 October 2014

China: Report illustrates project supporting business dialogue on human rights

This is a report from a project entitled “The Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights in China and Globally”, which aimed to support participants to enter into meaningful peer-to-peer dialogue, and to share policies and practices related to...

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22 July 2014

Cambodia: Erdos Hongjun Investment pulls out of Boeung Kak project – a planned development in Phnom Penh that has evicted thousands

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8 May 2014

‘Burst’ of Land Disputes Sees Dozens of Cambodians Charged: Rights Group

Author: Joshua Lipes, Radio Free Asia

…Following a “burst” of new land disputes, 48 people were charged for their alleged roles in land disputes in the first quarter of 2014 alone and 12 among them were detained, compared to 100 people charged and 20 detained last year…Those affected by...

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8 October 2013

Liberia: Workers at China Union mine allege beatings, "slave-like" treatment by management; includes company response

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21 March 2012

Lawsuit alleging Bank of China laundered terrorists' money moves forward [Israel & the Occupied Territories]

Author: Leland Vittert, Fox News [USA]

The Bank of China [BOC] knowingly laundered money for various Islamic militant groups so they could get around transaction restrictions because of their label as a "terrorist organization" by the U.S. government, a lawsuit by Israeli victims of...

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21 December 2011

Zim workers abused by Chinese employers

Author: Zimbabwe Metro

Incidents of physical abuse of Zimbabweans while working on Chinese-owned businesses are on the increase in the country, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) secretary-general, Japhet Moyo has said. Thousands of Zimbabweans employed by the Chinese...

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2 September 2011

China offered Gadhafi huge stockpiles of arms: Libyan memos

Author: Graeme Smith, The Globe and Mail

[S]tate-controlled Chinese arms manufacturers were prepared to sell weapons and ammunition worth at least $200-million to the embattled Col. Gadhafi in late July, a violation of United Nations sanctions...Three state-controlled weapons manufacturers.....

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5 April 2011

The Chinese are here: viewpoint from Southern Africa

Author: Michelle Lehrer, Level Works Limited

Over the past few decades, the Chinese have invested millions of dollars building garment factories across [Africa]...As witnessed in waves across Asia and the Indian sub-continent, the textile industry can be an incredibly powerful catalyst for...

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