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17 January 2020

Bahrain: Complaints mechanism for migrant workers welcome but barriers to justice may still remain, NGO warns

In December 2019, Bahrain's Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced the launch of a new service to allow migrant workers to sue their employees for mistreatment and labour abuse....

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17 January 2020

Guatemala: Indigenous journalist, charged with terrorism for his work covering the Hidro Santa Cruz dam, is released from prison

Author: Global Voices

“Guatemalan indigenous journalist charged with terrorism released from prison”, 10th January 2020...

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17 January 2020

Mozambique: Le gouvernement veut créer un fonds souverain pour ses futurs revenus gaziers afin de lutter contre les risques de corruption

Author: AFP et Slate Afrique

« Le Mozambique veut créer un fond souverain pour ses futures ressources gazières », 15 janvier 2020....

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17 January 2020

Uruguay becomes 1st country to ratify ILO convention on violence & harassment at work

Author: IndustriALL

"Uruguay becomes first country to ratify ILO Convention 190", 16 January 2020...

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17 January 2020

USA: Lower court to decide on Intl. Finance Corporation's immunity in Indian fishermen lawsuit over pollution from coal-fired power plant

Author: Jennifer Hijazi, E&E News (USA)

"World Bank coal case a testing ground for climate liability," 15 Jan 2020...

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16 January 2020

Bangladesh: Accord Steering Committee signs transition agreement on garment worker safety

Author: IndustriALL

"Accord transition agreement signed in Bangladesh", 15 January 2020...

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16 January 2020

Cambodia: 23 CSOs issue a joint statement to express disappointment with court's order to suspend NagaWorld workers' strike

Author: CENTRAL & others

"CSOs' joint statement", 10 January 2020...

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16 January 2020

Cambodia: Anti-Human Trafficking Unit sends two suspects to Phnom Penh Municipal Court for allegedly being involved in human trafficking

Author: Sarom Kim, The Phnom Penh Post

"Pair of alleged human traffickers sent to Phnom Penh Municipal Court", 14 January 2020...

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16 January 2020

Cambodia: Labour Minister urges to widen social security fund services to include more workers with effectiveness

Author: Kimmarita Long, The Phnom Penh Post

"Sam Heng: Social security must widen to include more workers", 14 January 2020...

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16 January 2020

Cambodia: Ministry of Labour, employers and workers discuss amendments to the Law on Labour including night shifts

Author: Kunthear Mom, Khmer Times

"Ministry workshop to discuss Labour Law amendment", 16 January 2020...

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