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Global Network Initiative report details human rights impacts of internet shutdowns & recommends involving businesses in advocacy against disruptions
Author: Jan Rydzak, Global Network Initiative
Since 2011, network disruptions and large-scale network shutdowns have become a widespread tool of information control. Governments in at least four continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America) have shut down connectivity or social media... ...
North Korea: Kim regime dispatches citizens abroad to work in forced labour conditions and under heavy surveillance, says report
Author: Jason Arterburn, C4ADS
"Dispatched: Mapping Overseas Forced Labor in North Korea's Proliferation Finance System", 2018...
US Govt. departments issue advisory on sanctions: Risks for Businesses with Supply Chain Links to North Korea
Author: U.S. Department of State
"Publication of North Korea Sanctions and Enforcement Actions Advisory: Risks for Businesses with Supply Chain Links to North Korea", 23 July 2018...
Russia: State-controlled traffic of North Korean workers amounts to slave trade, say human rights groups
Author: Andrew Higgins, The New York Times
"North Koreans in Russia work ‘basically in the situation of slaves’", 11 July 2017...
Russia: Construction workers face exploitation & labour abuses on World Cup 2018 stadiums; says HRW report
Author: The Moscow Times (Russia)
Two Russian construction companies are reportedly using North Korean slave labor to prepare the city of St. Petersburg for the 2018 World Cup. Exactly 110 North Korean forced laborers have worked on the Zenit Arena stadium in St. Petersburg, according...