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Honduras: Berta Cáceres' organization COPINH to take legal action against Dutch development bank over dam project
Author: Liz Ford & Sam Jones, The Guardian (UK)
"Bank faces lawsuit over Honduras dam project as spirit of Berta Cáceres lives on", 18 May 2018...
Author: Radio Free Asia
"Vietnamese Environmental Activist's Sentence Upheld on Appeal", 24 April 2018...
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Author: Press Trust of India, Hindustan Times
"Workers can be hired for fixed term across sectors, says govt", 20 March 2018...
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Author: Anwar Ahmad, Gulf News (UAE)
"Abu Dhabi courts fine employers violating labour law up to Dh5m", 4 April 2018...
Kenya: The first coal plant in Lamu backed by China triggers concerns over environment and livelihood, project frozen pending the outcome of court
Author: Somini Sengupta, New York Times
…Kenya could soon get its first coal-fired power plant, courtesy of China. The plan’s champions, including senior Kenyan officials, say the plant will help meet the country’s fast-growing demand for electricity and draw investment. Its critics worry...
India: Labour reforms that could ease factory closures & retrenchments on hold after strong backlash from trade unions
Author: Priyanka Kakodkar, Times of India
'Labour reforms on hold, govt to seek consensus'. 18 November 2017...