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2 July 2020

Central Asia: Chinese workers reportedly work overtime to stay on production schedule despite COVID-19 outbreak

Author: Eurasianet

“Chinese business briefing: Working overtime”, 4 June 2020...

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23 June 2020

Turkmenistan further tightens food rationing amid price hikes, shortages

Author: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (Czechia)

12 June 2020...

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23 June 2020

Turkmenistan: Children forced to pick potatoes in state-owned farms while parents believed they were at summer camp

Author: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (Czechia)

Summer Camp From Hell: Turkmen Children Sent To Dig Potatoes, 17 June 2020...

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14 June 2020

Chinese workers in Central Asia forced to work overtime despite pandemic fears

Author: Yau Tsz Yan, Eurasianet (USA)

Chinese business briefing: Working overtime, 4 June 2020...

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8 April 2020

USA: The Tariff Act is a powerful tool to sanction forced labour, experts say

Author: Meg Roggensack & Anasuya Syam, The Human Trafficking Legal Center

"Withhold Release Orders, in Three Acts: Heralding A New Enforcement Era", Mar 2020 ...

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15 January 2020

North Korea, China & Russia among worst countries for internet censorship

Author: Paul Bischoff, comparitech

Our researchers have conducted a country-by-country comparison to see which countries impose the harshest internet restrictions and where citizens can enjoy the most online freedom. This includes restrictions or bans for torrenting, pornography, social...

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19 September 2019

UN Human Rights Office documents growing reprisals against civil society for cooperating with United Nations

Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

"Human rights: Reported reprisals on the rise, says UN", 19 Sep 2019...

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19 February 2019

Are Amazon, Walmart, and eBay’s online 'marketplaces' providing a refuge for goods made with forced labor?

Author: Charlotte Tate & Eric Gottwald, International Labor Rights Forum

...[W]hile browsing online, we were surprised to find that we could buy cotton hand towels advertised as “made in Turkmenistan” on the websites of Amazon, Walmart, and eBay. In May 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) took the extraordinary...

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Company response
18 February 2019

Amazon response

Author: Amazon

Third-party sellers are required to comply with all relevant laws, regulations, and policies when listing items for sale in our store. Those who do not will be subject to action, including potential removal of their account. Items produced in whole or...

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18 February 2019

Amazon, eBay & Walmart allegedly sell goods made with Turkmen cotton produced with forced labor

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