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8 July 2014

China: Article analyses success of employer-focused collective worker action

Author: Harold Meyerson, American Prospect

"Why China Has Strikes Without Unions", 27 Jun 2014...

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8 July 2014

China: Poor quality construction work & low standards lead to fatal building collapses, says analyst

Author: Qian Wei and Sun Zhe, NewsChina

"The Bad Die Young", Jul 2014...

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8 July 2014

China: Primark investigates “forced labour” notes found in clothing

Author: Sophie Brown, CNN

“Primark investigating 'forced labor' notes found in clothing”, 26 Jun 2014...

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8 July 2014

Commentary by John Ruggie: “A Moment of Truth for UN Business and Human Rights Treaty”

"The Past as Prologue? A Moment of Truth for UN Business and Human Rights Treaty", 8 Jul 2014...

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8 July 2014

Egypt: Commentary on political & business interests driving coal despite environmental impacts

Author: Isabel Bottoms, MadaMasr (Egypt)

"The enabling atmosphere for coal in Egypt", 25 Jun 2014...

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8 July 2014

Laos’ offer of consultation for Don Sahong dam “more symbolism than substance” says editorial since construction will continue as planned

Author: Bangkok Post

“Bait-and-switch in dam ‘consultation’”, 6 July 2014...

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8 July 2014

Mining for the truth in Guatemala

Author: Melinda Maldonado, MacLeans [Canada]

Rosa Elbira Coc Ich was warming tortillas when the men came…Nine…pushed their way into her home…Ich claims all nine of them raped her. Nearby 10 other women from the Mayan Q’eqchi’ community say they experienced the same ordeal—gang rapes at the hands...

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8 July 2014

Saudi Arabia: General Electric provides training for female engineers

 

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8 July 2014

Uganda: Columnist claims compensation of villagers displaced for oil-refinery construction behind schedule

Author: Flavia Nalubega, in Oil in Uganda 2 July 2014

"Refinery compensation exercise behind schedule"...

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7 July 2014

Amnesty International alleges govt’s failure in providing protection to Indian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia

Author: UCA News

Indian migrant workers from Kerala face chronic rights abuses abroad", UCA News, 4 July 2014...

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