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5 June 2018

UN Special Rapporteur calls on platforms to use int'l human rights law as basis for content standards in new report

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31 May 2018

Commentary: Australian media commends govt. and urges Parliament to support new Modern Slavery legislation to purge companies of slavery

Author: The Sydney Morning Herald

"Australia to join assault on slavery", 28 May 2018...

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17 April 2018

Rotterdam Court convicts Seatrade co. of illegal scrapping, NGO Shipbreaking Platform reports

Author: Safety4Sea (Greece)

"Seatrade convicted of illegal scrapping" 16 Mar 2018...

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13 March 2018
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9 February 2018

The necessity for a business & human rights treaty

Author: David Bilchitz

"The Necessity for a Business and Human Rights Treaty," 2 May 2016...

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20 December 2017

EU legislation on collective redress must allow all victims of corporate abuse to access remedy- not just consumers, says commentator

Author: Christopher Patz in OpenDemocracy (USA)

" Consumer is King? Of class actions and who matters in EU law ",  20 Dec 2017...

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20 December 2017
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Author: ActionAid-Peuples Solidaires, Aitec, Amis de la Terre France, Attac, CCFD-Terre Solidaire, CGT, Collectif éthique sur l'étiquette, France Amérique Latine & Sherpa

 « L'Union européenne tente de saboter le processus de négociation onusien pour un traité contraignant garantissant le respect des droits humains par les multinationales », 20 décembre 2017...

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23 October 2017

Australia: Parliamentary inquiry told of farm worker exploitation and need for consistent cross-border labour hire regulation

Author: Sarina Locke, ABC Rural

"Debt bondage for workers in Australian horticulture akin to slavery, inquiry hears", 19 October 2017...

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Report
23 October 2017

Brazil: The River is Dead

Author: London Mining Network

"The River is Dead", October 2017...

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Article
25 July 2017

Myanmar: Sailors sue vessel owner for unpaid wages

Author: Zaw Zaw Htwe, Myanmar Times

“Myanmar sailors sue vessel owner for unpaid wages,” 25 July 2017...

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