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13 January 2020

International coalition urges Amaury Sport Organisation to adopt human rights policy ahead of Saudi-hosted Dakar Rally

Ahead of the 2020 Dakar Rally, hosted in Saudi Arabia 5-17 January, a coalition of 13 international human rights organisations wrote jointly to organiser Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) urging them to speak out about human rights abuses in the host...

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13 January 2020

Italian National Fashion Chamber's 100 members adopt manifesto to improve racial and gender diversity

Author: Colleen Barry / AP, Time

"'We Saw There Is Disparity.' Italian Fashion World Adopts Diversity Agenda", 12 Jan 2020...

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13 January 2020

Kenya: How private security firms exploit workers despite making millions; including allegedly lobbying against proposed pay hike

Author: Paul Wafula, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Security firms bank billions as guards earn peanuts"...

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13 January 2020

Malaysia: Glove manufacturer WRP Asia receives emergency funds to pay wages owed to migrant workers, following liquidation

Author: Geraldine Tong, Malaysiakini

"Glovemaker WRP get emergency funds to pay workers", 2 January 2020...

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13 January 2020

Mali, Niger & Burkina Faso: Terrorists engage in all kinds of trafficking and other illicit activities, including illegal artisanal mining, says UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel

Author: Agence Ecofin (Switzerland)

"Terrorist attacks: deaths increase fivefold between 2016 and 2019 in Niger, Burkina Faso, and Mali (UN)", 10 January 2020...

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13 January 2020

Poland: Workers at factory making UK passports reveal poor conditions and low wages

Author: MSN News

"Factory in Poland making our Blue Brexit passports 'feels like a prison': Workers reveal poor conditions and wages of just £400 a month after Home Office decided documents should be made abroad", 12 Jan 2020...

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13 January 2020

Siemens will not pull out of contract at Adani coalmine in Australia despite protests over environmental concerns

Author: Graham Readfearn, The Guardian

Global engineering company Siemens will not pull out of a contract at the new Adani coalmine in Australia......

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13 January 2020

South Sudan: Govt' to audit conflict-related environmental pollution in oil fields to balance developmental needs & environmental protection

Author: Reuters

"South Sudan plans environmental audit of oil fields in move to curb pollution"...

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13 January 2020

Uganda: 28 human rights defenders face criminal charges after farm worker dies in violent clashes over alleged forced eviction

Author: Witness Radio (Uganda)

"The Criminal trial of the 28 land rights defenders is set to resume today"...

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13 January 2020

Uganda: Artisanal tin miners protest low prices & delayed payments by Zanach Holdings; includes company's comments

Author: Perez Rumanzi, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Tin miners protest harassment, falling prices and delayed payment"...

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