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14 August 2019
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Organizações da sociedade civil criticaram duramente a última versão do Projeto de Lei n.º 3.729/2004, divulgada em 9 de agosto, cujo relator é o deputado Kim Katiquiri (DEM-SP). As organizações alegam que projeto desconsiderou acordos feitos durante ...

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14 August 2019

Cambodia: The govt. meets to discuss a draft law aimed at ensuring quality and safety in construction following a deadly collapse in Sihanoukville

Author: Long Kimmarita, The Phnom Penh Post

"Government discusses new draft law aimed at construction safety", 13 August 2019...

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12 August 2019
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Author: Fundación Myrna Mack, Heinrich Boell Stiftung, Comisión Internacional contra la Impunidad en Guatemala

“Impunidad y redes ilícitas: Un análisis de su evolución en Guatemala”, agosto 2019...

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12 August 2019

Qatar: Migrant workers protest delayed wages & poor working conditions

A video and images circulating online appear to show hundreds of migrant workers taking part in strikes in Qatar over the 4th and 5th August. Human Rights Watch (HRW) and media report the workers are protesting against poor working conditions, wage...

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9 August 2019

Guatemala: ODEPAL Internacional implies indigenous associations are involved in the deaths of three workers from the Inter-oceanic Corridor project

Author: Frontline Defenders

“Smear campaign against COMUNDICH and CCCND in relation to deaths of workers of the Corredor Interoceánico project”, 8th August 2019...

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9 August 2019

UAE: First systematic survey documents migrant workers' experiences in hospitality & construction

Author: Philippe Fargues, Nasra M. Shah & Imco Brouwer - Gulf Labour Markets and Migration (GLMM)

"Working and Living Conditions of Low-Income Migrant Workers in the Hospitality and Construction Sectors in the United Arab Emirates", 2019...

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7 August 2019

Malta: Forced labour particularly in cleaning, construction & caring sectors reportedly now most prevalent form of modern slavery

Author: Kristina Abela, Times of Malta

"Forced labour: Malta's modern slavery", 2 August 2019...

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7 August 2019

NGOs allege employers obscure true numbers of heat stress fatalities among Nepali migrants to the Gulf & Malaysia

A study published in the journal Cardiology suggests that the numbers of Nepali migrant workers dying from heat stress abroad is far higher than official records. While fatalities of migrants in destination countries such as Qatar and Malaysia are...

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6 August 2019
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Instituto Socioambiental -ISA alega que a nova proposta de licenciamento ambiental apresentada pelo o coordenador do Grupo de Trabalho da Câmara dos Deputados sobre o tema, Kim Kataguiri (DEM-SP) divulgada em 18 de julho traz retrocesso e volta atrás ...

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6 August 2019

UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar exposes military business ties, calls for targeted sanctions & arms embargoes

This report by the U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, for the first time, establishes in detail the degree to which Myanmar’s military has used its own businesses, foreign companies and arms deals to support brutal operati...

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