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23 February 2018

Labour signatories urge brands to sign onto 2018 Bangladesh Accord 100 days before current Accord ends

Author: IndustriALL

"100 days until current Accord ends – labour signatories urge brands to sign onto 2018 Accord", 22 February 2018...

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Article
31 December 2017

UAE: 24 construction companies awarded for labour welfare practices

Author: Sherouk Zakaria, Khaleej Times (UAE)

"Best labour welfare practices honoured at Taqdeer Awards", 19 December 2017...

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Article
3 October 2017

Chile: Full text of Natl. Action Plan on business & human rights released

Author: Govt. of Chile

“National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights Chile”...

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Article
12 May 2016

Brazil: Building and Wood Workers’ Intl. and inspectors report 11 workers died in construction for the Olympics & many worked in slave-like or poor conditions

Author: Building and Wood Workers’ International

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Article
30 March 2016

Brazil: Street children demand respect for their rights during Olympics preparations, including right to be consulted on plans affecting their communities

Author: Ciara Long, Rio on Watch

“Street Children Demand Respect for Human Rights Before Rio 2016 Olympics”, 24 March 2016...

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15 March 2016

India: Critics argue western supermarkets will not be able to solve food security issues

Author: Oliver Balch, Guardian (UK)

"Walmart and Tesco won’t help India’s food security problems," 11 Mar 2016...

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Article
30 July 2015

Brazil: Locals concerned about rubbish & pollution around 2016 Rio Olympic venues

Author: Press Association/The Guardian (UK)

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27 May 2015

Construction firms in Qatar: Only a handful make serious efforts to improve conditions for migrant workers

Author: Annabel Short and Farah Ismail, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre contacted 24 construction firms operating in Qatar with questions about their policies and practices on working conditions. A few provided detailed responses, demonstrating that transparency on this important subject is possible. So far, too many have remained silent.

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6 September 2014

Qatar Holds U.K. Human Rights Workers Amid World Cup Scrutiny

Author: Robert Tuttle, Bloomberg (Germany)

Qatar confirmed it detained two Britons that a Norwegian human rights group said were probing labor conditions, as soccer’s global governing body reviews the Gulf state’s right to host the 2022 World Cup. Krishna Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev were...

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Article
23 July 2014

Thirsting for Democracy in Detroit: Activists Resist Water Service Shutoffs, Wall Street and Privatization [USA]

Author: James Anderson and Anna Durrett, Truthout (USA)

Several thousand people marched from Cobo Hall to Detroit's Hart Plaza on July 18, decrying the destruction of democracy in Detroit. The rally, organized in part by the Moratorium Now! Coalition to Stop Foreclosures, Evictions and Utility Shutoffs,...

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