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23 November 2016

Seafood exporters lawsuit (re human trafficking in Thailand)

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Article
10 November 2016

Judge rules human trafficking lawsuit against Walmart shrimp suppliers can go to trial

Author: Ola Wietecha, Undercurrent News (UK)

A lawsuit against two US and two Thai firms that allegedly engaged in human trafficking as they supplied shrimp to retailers including Walmart can proceed to trial, a judge ruled. The civil lawsuit, brought in California federal court by seven...

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28 October 2016

Judge to decide if US lawsuit brought by Cambodian victims of trafficking against seafood importers will go to trial

Author: Ola Wietecha, Undercurrent News (UK)

"Judge to rule if US human trafficking lawsuit against Walmart suppliers can proceed", 25 Oct 2016...

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Article
9 August 2016

US seafood importers miss Judge’s deadline for responding to lawsuit brought by Cambodian victims of trafficking

Author: VOA on Big News Network

“Seafood Firms Ordered to Respond to Cambodian Workers' Complaint”, 4 Aug 2016...

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Article
16 June 2016

U.S. lawsuit against seafood importers makes claims of human trafficking

Author: Sebastien Malo, Reuters

Rural Cambodian villagers have filed a lawsuit against four U.S. and Thai companies, accusing them of trafficking and making them work in forced-labor conditions in a Thai seafood factory.  Their civil complaint filed in California federal court...

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15 June 2016

Ratha et al, Plaintiffs, vs. Phatthana Seafood Co., Ltd.; S.S. Frozen Food Co., Ltd.; Doe Corporations 1-5; Rubicon Resources, LLC; and Wales & Co. Universe Ltd., Defendants. Complaint for Damages

Author: Dan Stormer, Mary Tanagho Ross, Agnieszka Fryszman, Alysson Ford Ouoba, Anthony DiCaprio, Paul L. Hoffman & Catherine E. Sweetser, Cohen Milstein

This is an action brought by survivors of human trafficking. The Plaintiffs, villagers in rural Cambodia, were recruited for work at factories in Thailand producing shrimp and seafood for export to the United States.  Instead of the good jobs at good...

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15 June 2016

Human Trafficking and Forced Labor Victims File Lawsuit Against California-based Seafood Importers

Author: Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC on Globe Newswire

Victims of human trafficking in the multi-billion dollar seafood industry supply chain…filed suit in California federal court.  The seven plaintiffs were recruited from their home villages in rural Cambodia to work at factories in Thailand producing...

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15 October 2013

Leaning In, Cairo Style

Author: Women in the World

Despite the Western stereotype of Middle Eastern women as marginalized and oppressed, over a third of startups in the Middle East are run by women—a higher percentage than in Silicon Valley. Technology is democratizing problem-solving across the...

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16 May 2009

Arab world making progress on responsible competitiveness, major opportunities await countries, region, report finds

Author: CSR-News.net

The Arab world is making progress towards responsible competitiveness, according to a new report...“Responsible competitiveness is about rewarding companies that address social, environmental and economic problems,” said Her Majesty Queen Rania Al...

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1 May 2009

[PDF] Responsible Competitiveness in the Arab World 2009

Author: AccountAbility and Sustainability Excellence Arabia

The Arab World has an abundance of resources...The region is implementing a wide range of initiatives that are enhancing competitiveness and strengthening prospects for sustainable development at the same time. Responsible competitiveness is advancing...

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