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21 May 2020

Spain: Moroccan female migrant workers on strawberry farms allegedly face sexual abuse

Author: Kristen Gianaris, Morocco World News

"Moroccan Female Workers in Spain Live Ongoing Strawberry Field Nightmare", 14 May 2020...

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19 May 2020

Intl. coalition of labour unions files complaint against McDonald's at OECD over 'systemic sexual harassment' of employees worldwide

Author: Anna Jean Kaiser, The Guardian

"McDonald's accused over 'systemic sexual harassment' of employees worldwide", 18 May 2020...

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19 May 2020

UK: NGOs request Supreme Court to hear case against African Minerals for complicity in human rights abuse at mine in Sierra Leone

Author: RAID & CORE

"Rights Groups Request UK Supreme Court to Hear Case On Corporate Abuses" 18 May 2020...

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17 May 2020

Commentary: Covid-19-related border closures do not not stop trafficking; exploitation of vulnerable workers increases

Author: Erin Anderson, DevPolicy

"Closing borders will not stop human trafficking in ASEAN," 12 May 2020...

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4 May 2020

USA: Judge denies Facebook's efforts to dismiss lawsuit for allegedly permitting sex traffickers to recruit through its platforms

Author: Gabrielle Banks, Houston Chronicle (USA)

"Lawsuits over Facebook allowing pimps to recruit online may go forward, Texas appeals court says", 29 Apr 2020...

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22 April 2020

Sierra Leone: Villagers to appeal judgement on the role of mining company in their forced relocation

Author: Leigh Day

‘Sierra Leone villagers will seek to appeal Tonkolili Iron Ore case at the Supreme Court’ 17 February 2020...

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18 April 2020

Australia: Climate change groups call on Westpac to stop financing fossil fuel projects

Author: Graham Readfearn & Ben Butler, The Guardian

"Westpac urged to stop supporting projects that boost fossil fuel industry", 14 April 2020...

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3 April 2020

Colombia: UN report shows the threat of gold mining and ranching on National Parks

Author: The City Paper (Colombia)

“Colombia’s National Parks under threat from gold mining and ranching”, 18th March 2020...

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16 March 2020

DRC: Coltan extraction linked to child labour and sexual abuse despite recognition as 'conflict mineral'

Author: Esdras Tsongo, ABC News

"Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo mine for coltan and face abuse to supply smartphone industry", 29 February 2020....

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11 March 2020

So. Africa: Minerals Council launches campaign to end sexual harassment in mines

Author: Dineo Faku, Business Report (South Africa)

‘Campaign to end sexual violence in mines begins’ 5 March 2020...

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