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17 October 2019

"Why human rights activists should work with companies – not just fight them"

Author: Regan Ralph, The Fund for Global Human Rights, in openDemocracy

...The rising tide of hostility to human rights, often spearheaded by authoritarian governments, has swept across the globe in recent years, with devastating consequences on rights and freedoms, and the people who defend them. The international...

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4 September 2019

Lesotho: Women's rights alliance group pressures Taiwanese factory into pact to end gender-based sexual harassment & violence at its plants

Author: Mark Gruenberg, Peoplesworld (USA)

‘Groups force Lesotho clothing factories owner to end gender-based violence’ 3 September 2019...

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8 February 2004

Oxfam report - big brand retailers undermining labour rights of millions of women worldwide

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8 February 2004

[PDF] full report: "Trading Away Our Rights - Women Working In Global Supply Chains"

Author: Oxfam

[refers to Tesco, Asda (part of Wal-Mart), Induyco (part of El Corte Inglés), Taco Bell (part of Yum!), Victoria's Secret, Zara (part of Inditex), Hennes & Mauritz, Tommy Hilfiger, Abercrombie & Fitch, Gap, Makalot, Li & Fung, Esquel, Nien...

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6 February 2004
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15 January 2004

Manzanarez v. C&Y Sportswear, Nien Hsing Textile Co., Ltd. and Chentex Garments

Author: Center for Constitutional Rights

In December, 2000, CCR filed suit against the [Nicaraguan] factory, Chentex Garments, Nien Hsing, its [Taiwanese] parent company, and its U.S. subsidiary, on behalf of four union leaders fired by Chentex. The suit was filed under the Alien Tort Claims...

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12 January 2004

Corporate Accountability

Author: Center for Constitutional Rights

Too often, corporations do business with regimes that abuse human rights...Through cases such as Doe v. Unocal and Wiwa v. Royal Dutch/Shell, we have won important preliminary victories in the courts that put companies on notice that trampling on basic...

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5 December 2000

full text of complaint against Chentex and Nien Hsing Textile Company

[case in U.S. court regarding the Taiwanese company's conduct in Nicaragua]

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