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ILO Gets Tough on Forced Labour

Author: Gustavo Capdevila, Inter Press Service, Published on: 16 November 2006

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has hardened its stance towards the use of forced labour in Burma, and decided to turn to the International Court of Justice because of the regime's reluctance to cooperate in eradicating the practice...the governing body said a specific item would be placed on the agenda of its March 2007 session, to enable it to move on legal options, which it said would include requesting an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice...

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