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16 July 2018

China: Whistleblower sentenced to prison after reporting industrial pollution by three companies, despite authorities confirming his accusations were true

Author: Qian Jinghua, Sixth Tone (China)

"Environmental Whistleblower Gets Prison Sentence", 12 Jul 2018...

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9 July 2018

China: Three doctors accused of wrongly diagnosing hundreds of workers with pneumoconiosis detained for 7 months; lawyers for the doctors deny malpractice

Author: Alice Yan, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

"Chinese doctors accused of wrongly diagnosing hundreds of workers with black lung disease", 23 Jun 2018...

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8 July 2018

Cambodia: Employers coerce garment workers to vote in general election or 'face consequences'

Author: Asian Correspondent

"Cambodia: Pressure and threats for garment workers ahead of election", 6 July 2018...

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8 July 2018

Myanmar: Residents object planned land acquisition in Rakhine State for Chinese-funded economic zone

Author: The Southeast Asian Times

"Locals in Myanmar's Rankine State object to land acquisition for industrial zone", ...Myanmar residents have objected to the government acquisition of their land for the development of the Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Myanmar's northern...

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8 July 2018

Thailand: Multi-sector approach is key to fight human trafficking in the seafood industry

Author: Petchtachat Arayasomboon, Bangkok Post

"In the fight against human trafficking a multi-sector approach is key", 3 July 2018...

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3 July 2018
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Novo Termo de Ajustamento de Conduta foi firmado para estabelecer mecanismos de participação de pessoas atingidas pelo desastre do Rio Doce, de novembro de 2015. O novo acordo foi firmado por órgãos da União, dos Estados de Minas Gerais e do Espírito ...

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3 July 2018

USA: Rhode Island files lawsuit against oil & gas companies over climate change impacts

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1 July 2018

Cambodia: Court rules disputed land belongs to tycoon; villagers says decision is unjust, continues to seek solution

Author: Soth Koemsoeun, The Phnom Penh Post

"Dispute with tycoon was settled by the court, Land Ministry says", 27 June 2018...

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1 July 2018

Cambodia: Years-long land dispute in Koh Kong ends as each family agreed to receive $3,000

Author: Pech Sotheary, Khmer Times

"Land dispute settled in Koh Kong" 2 July 2018...

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1 July 2018

Laos: Hong Kong-based co. gets 99-year land concession for economic zone; families fear developers will not pay lands

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Lao Families Fear Getting Cheated by Developers of New SEZ in Champasak Province", 25 June 2017...

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