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24 February 2020

Cambodia: Arbitration Council awards three of four demands to the Great Duke hotel's employees and unions over compensation disputes

Author: Ouch Sony & Khut Sokun, VOD

"Great Duke Workers Awarded Compensation as Unions Demand Law Reforms", 22 February 2020...

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24 February 2020

Cambodia: Cambodian, Thai and Vietnamese stakeholders urge Xayaburi hydropower developer to share information on its hydropower plant in northern Laos

Author: Vida Taing, Khmer Times

"Stakeholders visiting dam call Lao Hydro developer to share data", 21 February 2020...

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24 February 2020

Cambodia: Govt. bans Prey Lang Community Network's groups from holding blessing ceremonies in protected forests

Author: Sotheary Pech, Khmer Times

"Ministry prohibits group’s events in Prey Lang protected forests", 24 February 2020...

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24 February 2020

EU Commission releases study on options for regulating due diligence

The research highlights that:...

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24 February 2020

EU Commission sets out data strategy & AI white paper as civil society calls for lawmakers to put human rights at centre of digital policies

On 19 February 2020, the EU Commission presented a first set of proposals for its digital policy strategy, including documents outlining its data strategy and an AI white paper. Top-line proposals include:...

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24 February 2020

India: Three workers killed in fire at Gujurat garment label factory

Author: News18

"Gujarat: Three Dead in Blaze in Garment Label Factory in Ahmedabad", 22 February 2020...

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24 February 2020

Kuwait: Indian migrant worker owed wages by construction company Al-Sager; company did not respond

In February 2020, Indian worker Jeelu Prusty alleged that he had been left in Kuwait without owed wages by his employer, Al-Sager Co, after leaving employment. ...

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24 February 2020

Nigeria: Archbishop condemns land-grabbing & its knock-on effects of poverty, pollution, violence & deforestation

Author: devotednews.com

"Land grabbing causing poverty in Africa, Archbishop Kaigama warns", 18 February 2020...

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24 February 2020

UAE: Over 1000 workers receive unpaid wages after Labour Ministry settles case

After their company director absconded with large amounts of company funds in 2018, 1,200 migrant workers at an unnamed catering company in Abu Dhabi were left without wages. They have since received compensation. The affected workers included cooks,...

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23 February 2020

Fiji: Australian-based company Amex Resources allegedly operates black sand mining without community approval

Author: Prianka Srinivasan, ABC

"Fiji's black sand mining project draws international scrutiny", 14 January 2020...

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