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1 June 2001

[abstract of article] Enforcing international humanitarian law: Catching the accomplices

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1 June 2001

[PDF] [full text of article] Enforcing international humanitarian law: Catching the accomplices

Author: William A. Schabas, Professor of Human Rights Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, in International Review of the Red Cross No.42

How far can these general principles of complicity be extended to the case of contemporary atrocities? Can they, for example, be used to establish international criminal liability for a supplier of small arms, the managing director of an airline that...

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1 August 2000

Principles for the Conduct of Company Operations within the Oil and Gas Industry

Author: Prepared and submitted for discussion by a working group of interested German NGOs / Brot für die Welt [Bread for the World]

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28 May 1999

Mattel, Levi Strauss, and Reebok International Endorse Human Rights Principles for US Business in China [China]

Author: Sweatshop Watch

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1 May 1999

U.S. Business Principles for Human Rights of Workers in China

Author: endorsed by a number of NGOs and socially-responsible investment firms

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1 January 1999

Summary of Inspection Findings for Evergreen Industries S.A. de C.V. and Formosa Textile S.A de C.V.

Author: Verité

Zona Franca San Bartolo, San Salvador, El Salvador

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Article
1 April 1998

LABOUR: China, EPZs [export processing zones] Listed as Major Violators of Workers' Rights

Author: Moyiga Nduru, Inter Press Service

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Article
30 June 1992

Man Sues For Pregnancy Discrimination After He And His Wife Are Laid Off [USA]

Author: Carol Kleiman, Chicago Tribune

Expectant fathers - not just expectant mothers - have the right to sue for pregnancy discrimination, according to a federal District Court in Virginia...Nicol and his wife, Jody, were vice presidents of Imagematrix Inc., a computer graphics and arts...

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16 July 2014

Business & human rights discussion needs to focus more on women's rights, says report

Author: Ama Marston, Marston Consulting

"Women, Business and Human Rights: A background paper for the UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women in Law and Practice", 7 Mar 2014 ...

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UK: Introduction of employment tribunal fees has "severely limited access to justice for workers" say researchers

Author: Amelia Gentleman, Guardian (UK)

"Priced out of court: why workers can't fight employment tribunals", 17 August 2014...

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