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2 December 2019

Qatar: UN expert on racism highlights discrimination, "stereotyping" and "profiling" of migrant workers

E Tendayi Achiume, UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, conducted a country visit to Qatar 21st November - 1st December 2019....

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2 December 2019

TikTok user blocked after posting video about detention camps in China

Author: Raymond Zhong, New York Times

“TikTok Blocks Teen Who Posted About China’s Detention Camps”, 26 November 2019...

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26 November 2019

China: Volkswagen defends presence in Urumqi amid concerns on abuses of ethnic minorities

Author: David Ehl, DW

“Volkswagen defends presence in China's Xinjiang amid uproar over Uighur abuses”, 26 November 2019...

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25 November 2019
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Se basant sur une étude de terrain dans la région du « Bassin Minier » de Gafsa en Tunisie, le Forum Tunisien pour les Droits Economiques et Sociaux (FTDES) a analysé et continuera d’analyser la situation des travailleurs migrants vivant a Gafsa en pr...

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21 November 2019
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Author: Daniela Penha, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

"Negros são 82% dos resgatados do trabalho escravo no Brasil - Maioria dos 2.043 negros e pardos encontrados em situação análoga à escravidão entre 2016 e 2018 é de jovens, nordestinos e sem escolaridade. Para especialistas, dados revelam a marginaliz...

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21 November 2019

Commentary: AI for good can cause human rights harms without appropriate safeguards

Author: Mark Latonero, Wired

"Opinion: AI for good is often bad," 18 Nov 2019...

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18 November 2019

Responsible Sourcing Network proposes initiative to prevent forced labour in Chinese cotton products

Author: Responsible Sourcing Network

“It’s Time Forced Labor in China’s Cotton Production Is Taken Seriously”, 14 Nov 2019...

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17 November 2019

Companies urged to uphold corporate responsibility when sourcing from Xinjiang and Uzbekistan, both with high risks of forced labour

Author: Catherine Putz, The Diplomat

“Cotton and Corporate Responsibility: Fighting Forced Labor in Xinjiang and Uzbekistan”, 14 Nov 2019...

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15 November 2019

Google contractor allegedly provided misleading information & targeted people of color in facial recognition study; incl. company comments

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15 November 2019

USA: 51 orgs. release statement expressing concern over monitoring of social media by law enforcement

Author: Brennan Centers, ACLU, Free Press, MediaJustice & 47 other civil society organisations

"Statement of Civil Rights Concerns About Monitoring of Social Media by Law Enforcement", 6 November 2019...

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