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10 August 2018

Europe: Ryanair pilots and cabin crews strike over labour rights

Ryanair is facing strikes by its pilots across Europe as exploratory talks between unions and the Ireland-based budget airline are reported to have broken down. In December 2017, Ryanair had annouced that it would recognise unions for the first time in...

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9 August 2018

UN High Commissioner for Refugees urges governments and businesses to extend support for Rohingya refugees

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8 August 2018

Weekly Update - 8 August 2018: Supreme Court urged to allow for international organizations to be tried in US

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7 August 2018

Australia: New report aims to promote better slavery-awareness among seafood buyers, sellers and traders

A new report, Seeing Slavery in Seafood Supply Chains, published in the journal Science Advances...aims to promote better awareness among seafood buyers, sellers and traders.

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6 August 2018

Uganda: Facebook threatens to suspend proposed projects as social media tax slows business

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3 August 2018

Kenya: Call to include the poor in planning mega projects after poor families displaced for road construction

Over 20,000 families have been left homeless after a government agency demolished their houses to pave way for road construction. The demolished was done despite an earlier agreement between government agencies and community advocates to extend the...

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2 August 2018

Turkish construction company denies role in building US embassy in Jerusalem

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1 August 2018

Weekly Update - 1 August 2018: Workers in Asia under threat for attempting to organize

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31 July 2018

Nigeria: Google's free internet in selected cities will increase access to information & could transform lives

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24 July 2018

Modern Slavery Registry recommends strengthening of Australia's Modern Slavery Bill 2018

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