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20 February 2019

Ireland's work permit scheme for migrant workers in fishing industry breaches human rights, say UN rapporteurs

Author: Sonia Elk, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Irish migrant fisher workers' scheme breaches human rights, say UN rapporteurs", 18 Feb 2019...

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18 February 2019

Thailand: Thailand takes legal steps to retain vital labourers from neighboring countries

Author: Yukako Ono, Nikkei Asian Review

"Migrant workers in Thailand live harsh, but improving, reality", 17 February 2019...

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13 February 2019
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Author: La Nación

“Traían senegaleses a la Argentina para explotarlos como manteros” – 12 de febrero de 2019...

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12 February 2019

Amnesty International finds Qatar falling short on labour reforms ahead of World Cup; FIFA calls for additional progress, govt. reiterates commitment

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12 February 2019

Canada: 43 Mexicans forced to work as cleaners by alleged traffickers for low pay & live in squalid conditions

Author: Muriel Draaisma, CBC News

"Police in Ontario free 43 Mexicans brought to Canada by alleged human traffickers," 11 Feb 2019...

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10 February 2019

UN Working Group on Migration releases Thailand Migration Report 2019

Author: UN Working Group on migration

The Thailand Migration Report 2019 contains 11 chapters that delve into themes such as working conditions, access to services, remittances, human trafficking and exploitation. Each chapter, written by a specific UN agency, provides up-to-date...

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8 February 2019

Council of Europe publishes new handbook for legal practitioners on business & human rights

Author: Claire Methven O’Brien, for the Council of Europe

"Business and human rights", November 2018...

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6 February 2019

UK: Police chief Sara Thornton tipped to be new anti-slavery commissioner

Author: Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"UK set to appoint top cop as new anti-slavery chief - media", 3 February 2019...

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2 February 2019
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Author: El Diario (España)

“Los indígenas de Guatemala sufren discriminación, racismo y trata”, 31 de enero de 2019...

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2 February 2019

Australia: WWF partners with tech cos. to track supply chains involved in environmental harm & human rights abuses

The World Wide Fund (WWF) in Australia is partnering with technology companies to track supply chains and help stop illegal, unsustainable fishing practices and curb human rights abuses such as slavery. Media reports are linked below.

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