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16 January 2019

Predictions for big issues facing fashion in 2019, incl. ongoing labour abuses & sustainability

Author: Rebecca Suhrawardi, Forbes

"The Big Issues Facing Fashion in 2019", 16 January 2019...

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15 January 2019

Thailand: Supreme Court orders compensation for 14 migrant workers accusing Thammakaset farm of labour exploitation

On 15 January 2019, Thailand’s Supreme Court ordered compensation be paid to 14 migrant workers from Myanmar exploited by Thammakaset farm, a subsidiary of the Betagro group. Experts said that this decison is a landmark legal case for migrant workers.

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14 January 2019

Briefing for Liechtenstein Initiative explores opportunities to strengthen financial sector action against modern slavery & human trafficking

Author: David Kovick & Rachel Davis, Shift

'Tackeling Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking at scale through financial sector leverage', Jan 2019...

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14 January 2019

New Zealand: Chinese construction workers caught in "bonded labour" by recruitment company, says union

Author: Debrin Foxcroft, Stuff

9th January, 2019...

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14 January 2019

So. Korea: Court orders assets forfeiture of Japanese company to enforce decision compensating WWII workers over forced labour

Author: Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press

"South Korea orders seizure of Japan assets over forced labor", 9 Jan. 2019...

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14 January 2019

UK: Police for the first time obtain court order to safeguard against human trafficking at local car wash

Author: Cambs Times

‘Police obtain court order to safeguard against human trafficking at Fenland car wash’, 11 Jan 2019...

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13 January 2019
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Author: ComunicaRSE

"La Industria turística y de eventos impulsa compromiso contra la trata de personas", 9 de enero de 2019...

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12 January 2019

Commentary: Almost every brand of tuna on supermarket shelves shows why modern slavery laws are needed

Author: Kate Nicholl, Miriam Wilhelm & Vikra Bhakoo, The Conversation

9 January 2019 ...

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11 January 2019
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Author: AFP

« Travail forcé : une firme américaine rompt avec un fournisseur chinois», 10 janvier 2019...

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9 January 2019
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Author: Expreso.ec

La Aduana investiga a 45 empresas por actos inusuales – 09 de enero de 2019...

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