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9 October 2001

Repression against trade unionists on the increase world wide

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

209 trade unionists assassinated last year, reveals ICFTU 2001 Survey

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9 October 2001

Survey 2001 [ICFTU Annual Survey of Violations of Trade Union Rights covering the year 2000]

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

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Article
1 September 2001

Moving Mountains book and order form

Author: Geoff Evans, James Goodman & Nina Lansbury, eds. - Mineral Policy Institute

Moving Mountains brings together authors from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and geographies, to examine the operations of transnational mining companies, and strategies to challenge these activities [description of "Moving Mountains:...

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Article
30 August 2001

letter from Lawyers Committee for Human Rights to Chinese Government regarding the continuing imprisonment of Liu Jingsheng, a former worker at the Tongyi Chemical Plant in China

Author: Lawyers Committee for Human Rights

[Mr. Liu is serving a 15 year sentence of imprisonment in Beijing for his activities promoting workers' rights, and seeking to found a free trade union. Lawyers Committee is calling for his immediate and unconditional release.]

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30 August 2001

Letter from Lawyers Committee for Human Rights to Chinese Government regarding the continuing imprisonment of Liu Jingsheng, a former worker at the Tongyi Chemical Plant in China

Author: Lawyers Committee for Human Rights

[Mr. Liu is serving a 15 year sentence of imprisonment in Beijing for his activities promoting workers' rights, and seeking to found a free trade union. Lawyers Committee is calling for his immediate and unconditional release.]

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Article
3 July 2001

SUDAN: IRIN [Integrated Regional Information Networks] Focus on human rights

Author: Integrated Regional Information Networks, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Human rights violations are increasing in Sudan, with abductions, arbitrary arrests and the forced displacement of people a daily reality, according to UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Sudan, Gerhart Baum.

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29 June 2001

SUDAN: Human Rights Abuses Increasing, UN Official Says

Author: UN Wire

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Article
1 May 2001

Amnesty International's Concerns at the 89th International Labour Conference

Author: Amnesty International

(5-21 June 2001, Geneva)

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Article
18 April 2001

Groups Highlight Global Human Costs of U.S. Fossil Fuel Dependence

Author: Earth Day Network, Sierra Club and Amnesty International USA

Current Bush Administration Energy Policy Endangers Rights and Environment

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Article
30 March 2001

Turkish Environmentalist Jailed

Author: Jon Gorvett, Environment News Service

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