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24 June 2020

Nigeria: The people of Ogoniland are sick of waiting for justice as Shell fails to clean up contamination

Author: WallStreetWindow

‘Shell Must Not Get Away With This’: Niger Delta Still Waiting for Big Oil to Clean Up Devastating Pollution’ 24 June 2020...

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24 June 2020

Zimbabwe: Shooting incident at Chinese mining firm sparks outrage across the country

A shooting incident at a gold minefield in Gweru has sparked outrage in Zimbabwe. Video, audio and picture images of the shooting incident were widely circulated on social media. A dispute allegedly occurred over outstanding wages and working...

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24 June 2020
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Author: Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros de América Latina

“Sindicatos redoblan la presión tras segunda muerte de trabajador de la minería por coronavirus” - 22 de junio de 2020...

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24 June 2020
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Author: Observatorio de conflictos mineros en el Perú

“Trabajadores de minera MARSA demandan condiciones de trabajo durante emergencia” -22 de junio de 2020-...

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24 June 2020

As govts. respond to COVID-19 fallout, progressive taxation could directly address economic inequalities, says CESR

Author: Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR)

“Recovering rights: Progressive tax measures to realise rights (Topic 3)”, 15 June 2020...

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24 June 2020
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Author: G1

“Entregadores se unem por melhores condições de trabalho nos aplicativos: 'Entrego comida com fome', diz ciclista”, 21 de Junho de 2020...

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24 June 2020
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Nach dem Corona-Ausbruch in einem Schlachthof in Nordrhein-Westfalen, bei dem mehr als 1.500 Tönnies-Mitarbeiter positiv auf COVID-19 getestet wurden, haben Behörden am 23. Juni wieder Beschränkungen eingeführt. Es ist nicht der erste Ausbruch auf...

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24 June 2020

Oman: Private cos. to face fines for violating COVID-19 protection measures in the workplace

Author: Times of Oman

"COVID-19: Ministry of Manpower issues list of conditions for private companies,"...

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24 June 2020

Russia proposes app to track migrant workers' biometric data, "social trustworthiness"

Author: Damelya Aitkhozhina, Human Rights Watch (USA)

Russia's latest app will track migrant workers — but who's next? 9 June 2020...

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24 June 2020

UAE: Sharjah crackdown on anti-COVID-19 health & safety, awareness measures at construction sites

Author: Afkar Abdullah, Khaleej Times (UAE)

"Sharjah Municipality crackdown on construction to ensure safety of workers, residents," 22 Jun 2020...

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