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So. Korea: Arbitration decision demands Samsung to compensate victims who suffered occupational illnesses from 1984 onward
Author: International Campaign for Health and Labour Rights of Samsung Electronics Workers
2 November 2018...
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Access Now urges action by 22 internet, mobile & telco cos., based on 2018 Corporate Accountability Index
Author: Access Now
In September 2018, Access Now wrote to the heads of 22 internet, mobile and telecommunications companies, outlining specific steps they can take to improve their disclosures about the policy and practices they use to safeguard digital rights. The le...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights: Digital Freedom
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Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The use of consumer protection laws for corporate accountability
Pour la version française de ce profil, cliquez ici. Since 2013, the human rights and workers' rights organizations Sherpa, ActionAid France – Peuples Solidaires and Indecosa-CGT have filed various claims against Samsung Electronics and its subsidiari...
Facebook says it has data-sharing partnerships with four Chinese electronics companies, which raises concern over users' privacy
"Facebook has data-sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese electronics companies, including a manufacturing giant that has a close relationship with China’s government, the social media company said on Tuesday. The agreements, which date to at...
Author: Amnesty International
"Viet Nam: Proposed cybersecurity law threatens to stamp out online freedom", 9 June 2018...
How electric car & tech companies could be using child labour-mined cobalt from small-scale miners in Dem. Rep. of Congo; includes companies' comments
Car and technology companies source cobalt, which is used in powering electric vehicles and smartphones, from the Democratic Republic of Congo. A CNN investigation has revealed that children still work in some smaller mines, posing a challenge for the...
South Korea: Groups urge govt to develop laws to ensure that companies respect labour and human rights in ASEAN countries
Author: Lee Ji-hye, Hankyoreh
"South Korean companies' treatment of workforce in ASEAN countries raising concerns," 01 April 2018...
ITUC calls on Korean president to engage Samsung management on reports of human rights abuses in factories
Author: ITUC, Scoop
"ITUC Calls on Korean President to Stop Samsung Vietnam Abuse," 22 March 2018...
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