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15 December 2015

Indonesia: Al Jazeera tracks down companies accused of being behind plantation fires that have caused an environmental & health crisis

Author: Al Jazeera

“Indonesia: Where There's Smoke”, 9 Dec 2015...

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11 November 2015

Nigeria: Advocates remember Ken Saro-Wiwa, convicted of murder & executed after he protested oil pollution by Shell

Human rights defender Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed, along with eight other members of the Ogoni people, by the Nigerian State on 10 November 1995. They were convicted for murder and sentenced to death following a trial that failed to meet international...

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14 October 2015

USA: B&H Photo Video faces worker campaign over alleged unsafe conditions - with company comments

Author: Laura Gottesdiener, Al Jazeera America

"Photo retailer B&H faces unwanted exposure over worker safety", 12 October 2015...

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5 October 2015

USA: Women kicked off Napa Valley Wine Train sue company for alleged racial discrimination

Author: Al Jazeera & Associated Press

"Women kicked off wine train file $11 million lawsuit", 2 Oct 2015...

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4 October 2015

Liberia: "Riot on the Plantation" - in-depth account of May 2015 protests at Golden Veroleum site, causes & aftermath

Author: Elaisha Stokes, Al Jazeera America

"Riot on the Plantation", 4 Oct 2015...

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29 September 2015

Brazil: Workers rescued from forced labour conditions were subcontracted by Ouro Verde; prosecutors considered Vale responsible

Author: Matt Sandy, Al Jazeera America (US)

“Mining misery in Brazil-Subcontracting slavery: How big companies in Brazil get away with it”, 12 September, 2015...

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  • Related companies: Vale
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4 September 2015

Germany: Bayern Munich to donate $1.11 million to refugee crisis & set up training camp for arriving children

Author: Al Jazeera

The Bayern Munich football club will donate $1.11m to help refugees and set up a training camp for those arriving in Munich, as the number of people arriving in the city continues to rise..."FC Bayern see it as its social responsibility to help those...

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3 September 2015

Germany: Bayern Munich to donate $1.11 million to refugee crisis & set up training camp for arriving children

Author: Al Jazeera

The Bayern Munich football club will donate $1.11m to help refugees and set up a training camp for those arriving in Munich, as the number of people arriving in the city continues to rise..."FC Bayern see it as its social responsibility to help those...

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25 August 2015

Dominican Rep.: Haitians in sugar plantations exporting to the US “live under working conditions similar to slavery”, says Al Jazeera

Dominican Republic is an important supplier of sugar for the United States. The Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement was promoted as an instrument that could improve labour conditions. However, Aljazeera reports on the “hazardous...

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20 August 2015

Commentary: "Why Al Jazeera will not say Mediterranean 'migrants'"

Author: Barry Malone, Al Jazeera

The umbrella term migrant is no longer fit for purpose when it comes to describing the horror unfolding in the Mediterranean. It has evolved from its dictionary definitions into a tool that dehumanises and distances, a blunt pejorative...It already...

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