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Torture & ill-treatment

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26 November 2018

Vale-BSGR lawsuit (re complicity in killings in Guinea)

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Article
5 November 2018

China: Staff filmed being forced to drink urine, eat cockroaches because they did not meet sales targets

Author: Zoe Low, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

"Chinese firm forces staff to drink urine, eat cockroaches because they didn’t meet sales targets", 5 Nov 2018 Three managers of a home improvement firm in southern China have been jailed after they forced staff to drink urine, eat insects and flog...

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24 October 2018

US appeals court allows lawsuit against Nestlé & Cargill over their alleged complicity in child slavery to proceed

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Article
4 October 2018

Activists protesting at UN call on Turkmenistan to end forced labor in cotton fields & release imprisoned human rights defender

Author: The Cotton Campaign

Protesters gathered outside the United Nations headquarters in New York today demanded an end to state-sponsored forced labor in Turkmenistan’s cotton industry and presented a petition signed by over 84,000 people from around the world that urged the...

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2 October 2018
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Author: Cristiane Sampaio, Brasil de Fato (Brazil)

“Dados foram revelados em pesquisa inédita divulgada nesta terça (25) por diferentes organizações”, 25 de setembro de 2018...

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18 September 2018
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10 September 2018
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Author: Etude de Maître Foromo Frederic Loua

...A la suite de leur plainte en date du 22 Août 2012, [les victime et associations concernées viennent] déposer une plainte additive contre la Société Vale/BSGR Guinée SA et autres pour les faits ci-dessus......

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23 August 2018
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20 August 2018
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A Associação de Acionistas Críticos na Alemanha compra ações de empresas para cobrar delas respeito aos direitos humanos e ao meio ambiente. A associação considera fascista o atual líder nas pesquisas eleitorais para presidente, Jair Bolsonaro, devido...

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1 August 2018
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Juana Raymundo una joven indígena maya de 25 años, fue secuestrada y posteriormente hallada torturada y asesinada. Recientemente había sido nombrada integrante del Movimiento para la liberación de los Pueblos, comité que busca convertirse en partido...

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