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GM Uzbekistan (joint venture General Motors & UzAvtosanoat)

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8 September 2015

Uzbekistan: Concerns that autumn cotton harvest will again use forced labour - multinationals alleged to have supported 2014 harvest

In April 2015, the Uzbek-German Forum reported that multinationals in Uzbekistan supported the 2014 cotton harvest - which alledgedly used "systematic, mass forced mobilization of labor". The Uzbek-German Forum indicated that some of these companies...

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1 May 2014

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre releases its second Eastern Europe & Central Asia regional briefing

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1 May 2014

[PDF] Workers & minorities bear the brunt of abuse - Business & human rights in Eastern Europe & Central Asia

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing provides an update about businesses’ impacts on human rights in Eastern Europe &...

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19 December 2013

[PDF] Issue 7: Quarterly Bulletin on Business & Children - Dec 2013

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The purpose of this e-bulletin is to help keep everyone working in the field of business & children's rights informed about recent key developments and forthcoming initiatives. [Includes contributions in English, French & Spanish from: UN...

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Company non-response
27 November 2013

GM Uzbekistan (joint venture General Motors & UzAvtosanoat) did not respond to: Cotton Campaign review of 2013 cotton harvest says forced & child labour continues despite presence of Intl. Labour Organization observers

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27 November 2013

[PDF] Review of the 2013 cotton harvest in Uzbekistan: State forced-labour system continues

Author: Cotton Campaign

...The Uzbek government systematically forced farmers to produce state-established quotas and children and adults to pick cotton in one of the largest state-orchestrated systems of forced labour in the world...[T]he government coercively mobilized...

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