Arbitrary detention

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11 January 2002

KARACHI: Workers kept in illegal detention

Author: Dawn [Pakistan]

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10 January 2002

Rally Protests Illegal Detention and Intimidation of Pearl Continental Hotel Workers [Pakistan]

Author: Asia & Pacific Regional Secretariat of IUF - International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations

Police from Pakistan's Central Investigation Agency (CIA) detained the hotel workers following an electrical fire at the hotel on 6 January. They were held for more than 48 hours without charge, which is illegal...This new instance of harassment...

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10 January 2002

Rally Protests Illegal Detention and Intimidation of Pearl Continental Hotel Workers [Pakistan]

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1 January 2002

Amici Curiae - Teodoro Cabrera Garcia and Rodolfo Montiel Flores v. The State of Mexico

Author: CEDHA & CIEL

presented by The Center for Human Rights and Environment (CEDHA) & The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) - to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights [refers to logging industry & Boise Cascade]

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28 December 2001

China said to detain reporter for covering strike

Author: Reuters

Chinese police have detained a freelance Chinese journalist investigating a workers' strike [at the Huai Nan Textile Factory] over a cut in their wages

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10 December 2001

International Human Rights Day [regarding human rights abuses against trade unionists]

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

The most dangerous country of all for trade unionists however is Colombia...Elsewhere in the world, trade unionists are also facing death or imprisonment and harassment, notably in Guatemala, where death threats are on the increase, South Korea, where...

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10 December 2001

International Human Rights Day [regarding human rights abuses against trade unionists]

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26 November 2001

S Korean human rights commission opens

Author: BBC News

Among Monday's complaints was one...calling for the commission to investigate the arrest of labour leaders...for organising strikes this year.

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9 November 2001

Mexico frees two jailed environmentalists

Author: Kieran Murray, Reuters

Mexican President Vicente Fox freed two prominent environmentalists from prison yesterday amid widespread allegations that they had been tortured into signing false confessions on bogus charges. Rodolfo Montiel and Teodoro Cabrera had led protests...

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8 November 2001

Mexico: Mexican Environmentalists Released

Author: Amnesty International USA and Sierra Club

Groups Call for Perpetrators of Abuses to be Brought to Justice: Amnesty International and Sierra Club believe that the arrest and conviction of the two environmentalists stem solely from their efforts to stop the rampant logging in the southern state...

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