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14 November 2018

Ireland: Supermarket chain Lidl commits to living wage increase

Author: Donegal Now

"Good news for Donegal's Lidl employees as the supermarket giant commits to living wage increase", 12 November 2018...

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14 November 2018

Turkish union leader killed & 2 union representatives injured

Author: Intl. Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

The ITUC has condemned the murder of Turkish trade union leader Abdullah Karacan, and the wounding of two other union representatives in Adapazari, Turkey, today. According to reports received by the ITUC, a gun-wielding assassin fired at the union...

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13 November 2018

Cambodia: Paid surrogate mothers face trafficking & exploitation charges

Author: Taing Vida, Khmer Times

"Municipal court charges surrogacy operators with human trafficking," 14 November 2018...

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13 November 2018

Latin America: Inter-American Dialogue launches database on Chinese investments in infrastructure projects

Author: The Dialogue

“China’s Transport Infrastructure Investment in LAC: Five Things to Know” – November 13, 2018...

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13 November 2018

Africa Mining Vision: Opportunities and Obstacles

Author: AfricaFocus Bulletin

"Africa: Africa Mining Vision ", 12 November 2018...

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13 November 2018

Complaint filed against Irish oil co over alleged failure to ensure it had consent of Western Saharan people; incl. co non-response

On 24 October 2018, the Global Legal Action Network submitted a formal complaint with the Irish National Contact Point against Irish oil company San Leon Energy. The complaint alleges the company failed to ensure it had the consent of the Western...

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13 November 2018

DRC: Communities file complaint with German development bank to resolve land dispute with palm oil producer PHC

Note: For a comment by German development bank DEG please see here (in German).

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13 November 2018

Peru: Swedwatch report alleges Swedish co's fail to address water-related human rights risks associated with production of agricultural goods

Swedwatch's report To the last drop – Water and human rights impacts of the agro export industry in Ica, Peru: the responsibility of buyers looks at the water-related human rights impacts associated with the large-scale production of fruits and...

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13 November 2018

Sierra Leone: Court orders Sierra Leone Agriculture to return land & pay damages to local community for breach of lease conditions

Author: Namati

"Court Orders Oil Palm Company to Return Land and Pay Arrears of Rent to Landowners in Sierra Leone"...

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