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5 December 2019

Vietnam: CSOs urge European Parliament not to ratify EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement until Vietnam fulfils its commitments to human rights

Author: Vietnam Committee on Human Rights & Que Me

"Civil society calls on European Parliament not to ratify EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement without firm guarantees on human rights", 4 Dec 2019...

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5 December 2019

A Judge Says Thousands of Detainees May Sue a Prison Company for Using Them as a “Captive Labor Force”

Author: Madison Pauly, Mother Jones

Early one morning, Abdiaziz Karim was sleeping in his new dorm in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center when an officer woke him up. The guard pointed out graffiti on the wall and a light fixture smeared with toothpaste, and...

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5 December 2019

Cambodia: 21 NGOs renew call for govt. to address gender-based violence at work

Author: Chheng Niem, The Phnom Penh Post

"NGOs renew call on gender-based violence at work", 2 December 2019...

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5 December 2019

Cambodia: Minister of Labour calls for the establishment of infirmaries in garment factories, enterprises and establishments

Author: Long Kimmarita, The Phnom Penh Post

"Ministry of Labour calls for the establishment of infirmaries in enterprises", 4 December 2019...

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5 December 2019

Cambodia: Over 100 garment workers go on strike over unpaid wages

Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times

"Textile workers on strike over unpaid wages in Kandal", 5 December 2019...

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5 December 2019

Cambodia: The Ministry of Interior asks NGOs to form a working group to collect common recommendations for proposed amendments to Law on Associations and NGOs

Author: Vida Taing, Khmer Times

"Ministry asks NGOs to form a working group to discuss Lango", 4 December 2019...

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5 December 2019

China: Huawei comes under fire over employee detained for eight months after demanding severance pay

Li Hongyuan, a former employee at Huawei for 13 years, was reportedly arrested on extortion charges and detained for 8 months after demanding severance pay from the company. Li was released because of “unclear criminal facts and insufficient evidence”....

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5 December 2019

EU Fundamental Rights Agency looks at human rights implications of using facial recognition technology in law enforcement

Facial recognition technology (FRT) makes it possible to compare digital facial images to determine whether they are of the same person. Increasingly, private companies and public authorities are already using this technology, and several EU Member...

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5 December 2019

TikTok admits censoring certain users' videos to stop bullying

Author: The Guardian (UK)

“TikTok owns up to censoring some users' videos to stop bullying”, 4 December 2019...

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5 December 2019

USA: Formosa Plastics settles waterways pollution lawsuit for $50 million

Author: Kiah Collier, Texas Tribune (USA)

"Retired Texas shrimper wins record settlement from plastics giant", 4 Dec 2019...

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