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25 May 2020

Maldives: Workers from South Asian countries left stranded in deserted tourist city as COVID-19 concerns grow

Author: Gulf News

"Coronavirus traps poor workers from Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka in deserted Maldives", 26 May 2020...

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26 April 2020

Nepal: Workers stranded in the Maldives await repatriation as tourism industry collapses

Author: Upasana Khadka, Nepali Times

"Nepalis stranded in the Maldives", 27 April 2020 Ninety percent of Nepal's overseas contract workers are in West Asia and Malaysia, but there are other countries like the Maldives where the estimated 5-10,000 Nepalis employed in the tourism industry...

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4 June 2019

Asia: Forum Asia reports role of business in attacks on defenders is growing more common

Author: Forum ASIA

"Defending in numbers: Resistance in the Face of Repression - 2017-2018", 31 May 2019...

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17 December 2018

UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders' global survey highlights role of cos. in attacks in several countries

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)

"World report on the situation of human rights defenders", 17 Dec 2017...

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5 January 2018

Front Line Defenders report highlights killings of 312 human rights defenders in 2017, underlining the role of business

Author: Front Line Defenders (Ireland)

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk 2017", 3 Jan 2018...

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11 May 2016

Specific Instance between Intl. Union of Food, Agriculture, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco & Allied Workers' Associations (IUF) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts for conduct in Maldives & Ethiopia

Author: U.S. National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

The USNCP offered mediation to the parties...[which] resulted in an agreement... [The parties] authorized public dissemination of the following joint statement:...

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9 September 2015

Climate change impacts on food security & access to water could spur migration, says Kenyan scholar

Author: Duke Mwancha, AllAfrica

“Kenya: Climate Change - Migration for Asylum is a Human Right”, 7 Sept 2015...

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4 June 2015

Maldives: Tourism workers urge govt. to implement ILO Conventions

Author: International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco & Allied Workers' Associations (IUF)

"Maldives resort workers press government to legislate rights, standards in tourism", 2 Jun 2015...

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3 November 2013

Maldives police buy weapons shipment from UK-owned firm

Author: Severin Carrell, Guardian (UK)

Human rights campaigners are warning of further political repression in the Maldives after a British-owned firm sold a large shipment of teargas, stun grenades and rubber bullets to its police force. The shipment...was sold by a foreign subsidiary of...

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20 September 2013

Facebook, others seeks internet data

Author: Agence France-Presse (AFP)

The Global Network Initiative, which includes Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Microsoft, has asked [21] countries to "report on the requests they make for electronic communications surveillance and to make it legally possible for companies to report...

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