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3 June 2019

A new study reveals the daunting working conditions faced by Syrian and Lebanese workers in high-risk sectors

Author: Danish Refugee Council, ACTED, CARE, Oxfam, Save the Children

"Working conditions in the Construction, Food Services, and Agro-Industry Sectors in the Beqaa Valley", 30th of May 2019...

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23 May 2019
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Le 28 avril 2019, le New York Times a publié un rapport de David Segal sur les conditions de travail des réfugiés syriens effectuant un travail pénible dans les fermes produisant 70% des noisettes dans le monde pour des entreprises de confiserie telles...

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Company response
20 May 2019

Nestle responds to allegations of refugee labour abuse on Turkish hazelnut farms

Author: Yann Wiss, Nestle

 We stand by the position that our main partner – the Fair Labor Association (FLA) – released last week on this article: http://www.fairlabor.org/blog/entry/fla-comment-april-29-article-new-york-times 

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Story
20 May 2019

Turkey: Nestle & Ferrero face allegations of labour rights abuses of Syrian refugee hazelnut farmers

On the 28th of April 2019, the New York Times published a report by David Segal investigating the working conditions of Syrian refugees who perform backbreaking labor on the farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for confectionery...

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Article
20 May 2019
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

« En Turquie, des réfugiés syriens exploités cueillent des noisettes pour Nestlé et Ferrero », 14 mai 2019 ...

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Company non-response
20 May 2019

Ulker did not respond

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Article
4 May 2019

Malaysia: Employers call for hiring refugees legally; rights group raises concern on workers' exploitation

Author: Nurul Azwa Aris, Free Malaysia Today

"Allowing refugees to work legally will boost economy say employers' body, economist", 1 May 2019...

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Article
30 April 2019

Turkey: Refugee Labor Abuses on Hazelnut Farms Used by Nestle, Nutella

Author: David Segal, New York Times

"Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It", 29th April 2019  ...

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Story
26 March 2019

Investors representing $1.3 trillion call on govts to make human rights due diligence mandatory throughout investment lifecycle

On 25 March 2019, the Investor Alliance for Human Rights (IAHR) on behalf of a group of investors representing $1.3 trillion in assets called for enhanced investor due diligence to address environmental, social and governance risks, including human...

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Article
11 February 2019

EU reports significant rise in removals of illegal hate speech by Facebook, Microsoft & Twitter

Author: EU Business (Belgium)

"Brussels welcomes speedier Facebook, Twitter responses to hate speech", Feb 2019...

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