Torture & ill-treatment

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15 February 2019

Iran: Labour rights defenders arrested, allege torture for protesting unpaid wages at Haft Tapeh sugar factory

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12 February 2019
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El  7  de  enero  de  2018,  tras  un  enfrentamiento  entre  miembros  de  la  Policía Comunitaria  y  civiles  armados  en  la  comunidad  de  La  Concepción, Estado  de Guerrero que  resultó  en  ocho  personas  muertas,  tuvo  lugar  un  operativo ...

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NGO rejoinder
1 February 2019
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Author: Franceinfo et AFP

« Mozambique: un groupe minier britannique accepte d'indemniser des victimes d'exactions », 30 janvier 2019...

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29 January 2019

Egypt: Front Line Defenders report claims Naval Group's presence during strike, lockout, mass firings & trials of labour rights defenders

Author: Front Line Defenders (Ireland)

"Report Reveals Egyptian Labour Rights Defenders Facing “Worst Repression in Decades”, 14 Jan 2019...

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29 January 2019

Egypt: Front Line Defenders report claims Naval Group's presence during strike, lockout, mass firings & trials of labour rights defenders; Naval Group responds

Trade unionists, labour rights lawyers, and workers organising strikes in Egypt were facing torture, mass firings and trials in military courts, facing the worst n level of violence and retribution against labour rights activism in decades, according...

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25 January 2019

Canada Supreme Court hearing on jurisdiction in case against Nevsun over allegations of forced labour at mine in Eritrea

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Company response
24 January 2019
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Author: Timothé Matte-Bergeron, Radio Canada

« Travail forcé en Érythrée : une minière canadienne devant la Cour suprême du Canada », 23 janvier 2019...

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24 January 2019

Morgan Stanley boss says businesses should not be dissuaded from engaging with Saudi Arabia despite record of gross human rights abuses

Author: Daniel Hilton, Middle East Eye (UK)

"Saudi Ritz-Carlton purge 'creative and efficient', says Morgan Stanley boss", 24 January 2019...

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22 January 2019
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Author: María Chiara Marullo – Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot (Editores)

“Empresas y derecho humanos. Temas Actuales” – enero de 2019...

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21 January 2019

Canada's Supreme Court decision in Nevsun case over complicity in alleged forced labour in Eritrea could eliminate barriers to access to justice, says academic

Author: Justin Ling, National Magazine (Canada)

"The sovereignty of states and multinational corporate accountability", 11 Jan 2019...

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