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17 July 2019
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Acordo entre Ministério Público do Trabalho e Vale estabelece danos morais e materiais para familiares de trabalhadores/as vítimas do desastre de Brumadinho.

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17 July 2019

Kenya: How advocacy groups successfully campaigned against the construction of proposed Amu Power's coal-fired plant

Author: Rasna Warah, The Elephant (Kenya)

"Saving Lamu: How a Campaign for Environmental Justice Was Fought"...

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17 July 2019

Uganda: Govt. faults security companies for not training armed employees as cases of security guards killing civilians increase

Author: The Independent (Uganda)

"Private security companies not supervising guards-Police"...

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16 July 2019

Cambodia: Phnom Penh authorities conduct regular checks on living conditions of garment workers

Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times

"Governor orders checks on workers’ living conditions", 15 July 2019...

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16 July 2019

Morocco: 11 Swiss fertilizer traders accused of complicity in health impacts of Moroccan workers by supplying to Moroccan state-owned fertilizer factory

According to a new report by Bread for all, SWISSAID and Catholic Lenten Fund, eleven Swiss commodity traders have a commercial relationship with the fertilizer factories of OCP a Moroccan state-owned company....

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16 July 2019
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Author: Agence de Presse Sénégalaise (APS)

"Les ICS sont mises en demeure de prouver que leurs déchets ne sont pas toxiques", 13 juillet 2019...

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15 July 2019
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Author: El Espectador (Colombia)

“El amianto, el "asesino silencioso" que Colombia tardó en desterrar” 14 de julio de 2019...

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15 July 2019

Amazon workers stage global 'Prime Day' strikes over poor working conditions

On 15-16 July 2019, Amazon warehouse workers around the world plan to stage strikes during 'Prime Day' - a two-day event where Amazon offers it's Prime members discount deals - over poor working conditions, including low wages, high targets, and dange...

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15 July 2019
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Author: Comunicação da Defensoria Pública do Estado do Espírito Santo (Brazil)

“Defensorias Públicas e Ministérios Públicos contestam liberação do consumo do pescado do Rio Doce pela Anvisa”, 7 de junho de 2019...

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15 July 2019
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Author: Diego Junqueira e André Campos, Repórter Brasil (Brazil); Andrew Wasley e Alexandra Heal, Bureau of Investigative Journalism (UK)

“Vetado na Europa, frango contaminado por salmonela é revendido no Brasil”, 3 de julho de 2019...

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