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9 November 2013

Thessaloniki: Protest Against Skouries Gold Mine [Greece]

Author: Abed Alloush, Greek Reporter

A peaceful protest march against gold mining in Skouries, which is on the Chalkidiki peninsula, took place in the center of Thessaloniki, Greece on Saturday. The protest march was attended by thousands of people. March protests were also organized all...

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22 October 2013

ERRC Urges Restraint and Responsible Reporting in Child Removal Cases

Author: European Roma Rights Centre

The ERRC is concerned by increasing reports of children being removed from Roma families, following reports about a child taken from her home in a Romani settlement in Greece. Another child has since been removed from her home in Ireland, according to...

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Article
22 October 2013

Greece: Locals continue to protest over environmental & social impacts of Eldorado Gold's mine in Halkidiki, raise concerns about arbitrary arrests & excessive force by police

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Eldorado Gold and Hellas Gold to respond. Joint response provided.] Hellas Gold is a Greek mining company 95% owned by Canadian company Eldorado Gold...Local communities and civil society have...

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22 October 2013

Response by Eldorado Gold: Local protests over environmental & social impacts of Eldorado Gold's mine in Halkidiki continue

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22 October 2013

Response by Hellas Gold (part of Eldorado Gold): Local protests over environmental & social impacts of Eldorado Gold's mine in Halkidiki continue.

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3 October 2013
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Author: AFP

En 2005, le requérant…avait été licencié par l’entreprise de fabrication de bijoux qui l’employait depuis quatre ans. Ce sont 33 de ses collègues qui avaient demandé par écrit son renvoi à la direction, afin de «sauvegarder leur santé et leur droit au...

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1 July 2013

[PDF] Child Exploitation and the FIFA World Cup: A review of risks and protective interventions

Author: School of Sport and Education, Brunel University London

This review is intended to inform action in countries that host MSEs [major sporting events] and to provide some suggestions on how hosting countries can avoid past pitfalls and mistakes in relation to child exploitation, especially economic and...

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26 June 2013

[PDF] The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction: Report of the Secretary-General

Author: United Nations

The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 67/98, by which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to prepare a report on the basis of information and observations received from Member States and relevant...

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17 April 2013

ITUC releases report criticising IMF's "attacks on collective bargaining"

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17 April 2013

[PDF] ITUC Frontlines Report April 2013: Workers are in the frontlines of a war on their living and working conditions. Ideology without economic evidence: IMF attacks on collective bargaining

Author: Intl. Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

ITUC Frontlines April 2013 provides an analysis of the actions of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to weaken collective bargaining...Despite proclaiming to have no significant expertise in labour markets, the IMF nevertheless has a toolkit of...

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