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10 Aug 2017

Honduras: Unions & NGOs denounce labour abuses at plantations of Fyffes (part of Sumitomo)

In 2016 and 2017, Unions and NGOs reported on labour abuses, including attacks to freedom of association, in melon plantations in Honduras. In April 2017, they reported an attack against Moisés Sánchez -Secretary General of the sub-section of the Union of Agroindustrial Workers- and his brother. According to Moisés, the attacks could be linked to his activism.

The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre invited Fyffes and Sumitomo to respond; the responses are available here.  

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