Related stories and components
Author: Agence France Presse
[Albania]: Although no reliable data exists, experts said that deaths due to illnesses caused by pollution have increased by 20 percent in Tirana in the past two years in the former communist country of 3.5 million people.
Author: Daniel Howden, Nikolaos Zirganos, Nikolaos Leontopoulos, Independent [UK]
Immigrant workers racing against the clock to build Greece's Olympic dream in Athens have been dying in shockingly large numbers in industrial accidents, according to a confidential report...[refers to Aktor, Yarm Road]
- Related companies: Aktor
Author: European Policy Centre
[refers to trafficking of women & children for commercial sex & organ transplants]
Author: Kalyani, OneWorld South Asia
Anti-child labor activists Thursday urged the Indian government to ratify an international convention and free millions of children belonging to the so-called "untouchable" castes working as forced labor.
The European Union said this week it was taking eight of its 15 member states to court for failing to comply with rules on waste and had cautioned two others whose environmental laws were not up to scratch. [charges against Italy, Greece, Britain,...
Author: Voice of America News
Greek Premier Costas Simitis has warned construction companies that they face expulsion from the 2004 Olympic Village building site if they do not improve safety measures. Four workers have died at the site this year
Ship of Shame docks in Melbourne: ITF [International Transport Workers' Federation] invites MPs and media on board to witness first hand shameful crew exploitation
Author: Maritime Union of Australia
They've been cheated $300,000 in wages, fed on fish heads, intimidated and stood-over. But when three complained they were sacked. They are the crew of the ageing Greek owned, Cypriot flag of convenience vessel ANL Progress