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16 March 2002

Threat to arrest IUF general secretary as Indonesian Minister fails to show for Shangri-La dialogue

Author: IUF - International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations

With two patrol cars from the Jakarta Central police station headed to the Shangri-La Hotel to arrest IUF general secretary Ron Oswald, Shangri-La union members whisked him away and out of reach of local police.

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16 March 2002

Wal-Mart Wins Ruling Against Union [USA]

Author: Peggy Harris, Associated Press

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has won a court injunction to keep union organizers out of its 3,200 U.S. stores, and company officials said Saturday they hoped the union abides by the order.

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16 March 2002

Industrial unrest spirals in rust belt of northeast China

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15 March 2002

Codes of conduct not preventing worker abuse

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15 March 2002

Response to Janus' column on risk mapping

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15 March 2002

Billowing Rage [India]

Author: Satyasundar Barik, in Down to Earth, Centre for Science and Environment [India]

The Sukruli cauldron threatens to boil over if the Orissa government does not act against the smoke-spewing sponge iron plant in the area...tribal women have held three demonstrations in Bhubaneswar and Baripada against Shiv Shakti Sponge Iron Limited...

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15 March 2002

US failing to comply with international accord to protect forests

Author: American Lands Alliance

Conservation Groups Say Bush Administration Rolling Back Forest Protections While Reducing Public Involvement

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15 March 2002

Business and human rights: the need for practical support

Author: "Janus", in Ethical Corporation Magazine

[arguing shortcomings in the "Business and Human Rights: A Geography of Corporate Risk" initiative, a joint study produced by the Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum and Amnesty International]

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15 March 2002

ICFTU accuses Zimbabwe of trade union rights violations

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

In a letter to ILO Director General, Juan Somavia, the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) has submitted a complaint against the government of Zimbabwe for grave violations of trade union rights. The protest follows yesterday’s...

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15 March 2002

text of letter sent to Juan Somavia, ILO Director General

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

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