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First stage of inaugural UK Fisheries Sector Human Rights and Social Welfare Baseline Project launched
Author: Human Rights at Sea
“UK fisheries sector human rights and social welfare baseline project gets underway”, 28 November 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Maritime Industry and Human Rights: Fishing
Author: Agence de Presse Sénégalaise (APS)
"Les ICS invitées à mieux faire pour les populations de Méouane", 27 novembre 2019...
USA: Workers stage Black Friday protests at Macy's, Guess & H&M stores over working conditions & dismissals
Author: Michael Sainato, The Guardian
"US retail employees call out working conditions with Black Friday protests", 29 November 2019...
Author: NBC News
- Related stories: Madagascar: Investigation finds children as young as four mining mica for electronics and automotive industries
- Related companies: Alaska Air American Airlines Boeing CRRC Electrolock Fiat Chrysler Ford Panasonic United Airlines (part of United Continental) Virgin Atlantic (joint venture Virgin Group & Singapore Airlines)
Author: La Izquierda Diario
“Huelga de trabajadores de Amazon en centros logísticos de Alemania durante el Black Friday”- 29 de noviembre de 2019...
- Related companies: Amazon.com
Author: G1 - RO
“Ambientalista diz que é preciso 'atitude drástica' para frear o desmatamento em terras indígenas de RO” – 2 de dezembro de 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas notícias sobre recursos naturais
Africa: Study claims artisanal & small-scale mining's negative impacts outweighs big mines'; incl. on health & environment
Author: Flavia Olivieri, Lifegate (Italy)
"Artisanal and small-scale mining in Africa, the environmental and human costs of a vital livelihood source"...
Amazon workers stage Black Friday protests across Europe & USA over 'exploitative' working conditions & low pay
Workers at Amazon warehouses and distrbution centres have staged protests - over low pay, poor working conditions and climate concerns - across Europe and the USA to coincide with the online retailer's annual discounted shopping day, Black Friday. Pro...
Democratic Republic of Congo: HRW report alleges European development banks are failing to protect Feronia workers on palm oil plantations
A new report by Human Rights Watch entitled "A Dirty Investment" alleges workers on Feronia-owned palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been exposed to hazardous pesticides, which causes health problems, and suffer abusive...