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Report
29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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Article
5 June 2018

Female workers in factories supplying to Gap & H&M face harassment & abuse, report finds; co's to investigate

Author: Kate Hodal, The Guardian

Pressure to meet fast fashion deadlines is leading to women working in Asian factories supplying Gap and H&M being sexually and physically abused..., according to [...] reports published last week by Global Labour Justice on gender-based violence.....

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Article
24 April 2018

Sri Lanka: Authorities to investigate Horana rubber factory incident over alleged violations of workplace safety resulting in deaths & injuries

Author: Vimukthi Fernando, Maneshka Borham, Sunday Observer (Sri Lanka)

"Horana factory tragedy: Lab controller arrested", 22 Apr 2018...

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Article
19 April 2018

Sri Lanka: Recruitment agencies allegedly force female domestic workers to take contraceptives to secure work in the Gulf

Author: Sophie Cousins, The Guardian

"Recruiters order Sri Lankan women to take birth control before working in Gulf", 6 April 2018...

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Article
13 April 2018

India: Gov't. blacklists two UAE shipping cos. over labour abuses

Author: World Maritime News

"India Blacklists Two UAE Companies for Abandoning Seafarers" 30 Mar 2018...

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Story
18 January 2018
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[O Relatório] documenta a resistência dos grupos de direitos humanos durante um período de crescente repressão e restrições à sociedade civil e oferece informação importante sobre as estratégias que os ativistas estão usando para recuperar o espaço...

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Story
18 January 2018
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[El Informe] documenta la resistencia de los grupos de derechos humanos durante un momento de creciente represión y restricciones a la sociedad civil, y ofrece información clave sobre las estrategias que los activistas de primera línea están utilizando...

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Story
16 January 2018

Sur 26 'Reclaiming Civic Space': Report by FGHR & Conectas highlights resistance of human rights groups during a time of increasing repression

[The Report] documents the resistance of human rights groups during a time of increasing repression and restrictions on civil society, and offers key insights on the strategies frontline activists are using to reclaim civic space... Sur 26 is...

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Article
8 January 2018
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Author: Arnaud Lefebvre, Express.live

« La plus grande entreprise textile au monde freine la robotisation », 8 janvier 2018...

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Report
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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