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Ooredoo

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N.B. Ooredoo was known as Qatar Telecom (Qtel) until February 2013.

 

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6 April 2015

Internet censorship in the Arab world

Author: Global Voices Advocacy

01 April 2015...

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Article
13 January 2015

Qatari telecom company Ooredoo emphasises commitment to human rights at UN Forum

Author: Gulf Times

"Ooredoo takes part in UN forum on business, rights", 11 Jan 2014...

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Article
21 August 2014

Myanmar: Telenor uncovers child labour among its suppliers after over 700 unannounced health & safety inspections

Author: Michael Peel, Financial Times

“Telenor uncovers child labour among Myanmar suppliers”, 19 August 2014...

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Article
7 July 2014

Myanmar: Ooredoo partners with non-profits to provide health advice & doctor locator services to expectant mothers

Author: Aung Kyaw Nyunt, Myanmar Times

“Yangon start-up will launch maternity app with Ooredoo” 7 July 2014...

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Story
4 February 2014

Myanmar: Civil society groups raise rights concerns, provide recommendations for World Bank’s telecom project

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Article
4 February 2014

Telecom Investments Threaten Privacy Rights in Burma

Author: Rachel Wagley, Democratic Voice of Burma

The World Bank may be dangling the prospect of affordable cell phones in Burma at the expense of freedom of expression and privacy rights…To support growing investment, the World Bank – which pledged $2 billion in development aid to Burma…will approve...

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Article
10 December 2013

[PDF] Businesses across the Middle East must put human rights above the bottom line - New report lifts the lid on the business practices of dozens of companies operating across the Middle East

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Arabic and French versions below] Companies operating across the Middle East must uphold human rights according to a new report by an international human rights organisation. The new report, released today in Arabic, English and French by the...

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Article
1 August 2013

[PDF] ITU and Partners join forces to engage millions of young people for BYND 2015: Global Youth Summit [San Jose, Costa Rica, 9-11 Sep]

Author: ITU

The Summit in Costa Rica will bring young people from around the world together – both physically and virtually – to participate in a series of workshops, presentations and conversations on how technology can be leveraged for social good and,...

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Company response
15 July 2013

Ooredoo response to Business and Human Rights Resource Centre’s request for a response to HRW’s Report: Burma Telecom Winners Should Safeguard Users

Author: Ooredoo

[Ooredoo response to call from Human Rights Watch to make public commitment to transparency & strong human rights policies with regard to winning telecom license in Myanmar.] Ooredoo firmly believes in the transformative power of...

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27 June 2013

Burma: Telecom Winners Should Safeguard Users [Myanmar]

Author: Human Rights Watch

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Ooredoo to respond - response provided.] Burma’s new telecom license winners should make a public commitment to strong human rights policies and broad transparency measures, Human Rights Watch said....

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