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20 April 2018
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Author: Entwicklungspolitik Online

Am 24. April jährt sich die Katastrophe von "Rana Plaza" zum fünften Mal. Beim Zusammenbruch des maroden Gebäudekomplexes in Bangladesch, in dem Textilfabriken untergebracht waren, starben am 24. April 2013 mehr als 1.100 Menschen. Aus diesem Anlass...

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20 April 2018

Uzbekistan: Govt lifts terms of probation for human rights defender monitoring forced labor in cotton fields, urged by activists to drop charges against other HRDs

Author: The Cotton Campaign

The Cotton Campaign welcomes the decision of a court in Uzbekistan to lift the terms of probation for human rights defender Uktam Pardaev 10 months early. Pardaev was arrested on November 16, 2015, following his reporting on forced labor during the...

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18 April 2018

All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Sport, Human Rights and Modern Slavery launched

Author: All Party Parliamentary Group on Sport, Modern Slavery and Human Rights

A new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has been launched on Sport, Human Rights and Modern Slavery. ...

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16 April 2018

Clean Clothes Campaign criticises H&M for making "bold claims" about progress on living wage in sustainability report; incl. co comments

Author: Michelle Russell, 13 April 2018

"H&M under fire over living wage claims", 13 April 2018...

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13 April 2018

Company lobbying for lower taxes exceeds social activism, Oxfam America claims

Author: Oxfam America (US)

"Corporations Increasingly Vocal on Social Issues but Still Mostly Lobbying for Lower Taxes" 12 Apr 2018...

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13 April 2018

Turkey: Garment sector adopts living wage initiative

Author: Just About #Turkey

"Turkey garment sector adopts living wage initiative", 12 April 2018...

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12 April 2018

India: Workers can be hired for fixed term across sectors

Author: Press Trust of India, Hindustan Times

"Workers can be hired for fixed term across sectors, says govt", 20 March 2018...

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4 April 2018
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Author: M.C. Marullo, F.J. Zamora Cabot (editado por)

"Empresas y derechos humanos - Temas actuales", 2018...

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23 March 2018

Cambodia: Apparel groups warn restrictions on freedom of association will make Cambodia unattractive & expensive place to do business

Author: Daphne Chen, The Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia)

"Apparel groups including H&M and Gap urge Cambodia garment industry reform, seek meeting with Hun Sen",  21 Mar 2018...

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23 March 2018

Cambodia: Letter of concern by brands to Prime Minister regarding freedom of association & human rights defenders

Author: Rick Helfenbein - President and CEO, American Apparel & Footwear Association, Christian Ewert - Director General, amfori – Trade with Purpose, Peter McAllister - Executive Director, Ethical Trading Initiative, Sharon Waxman - President and CEO, Fair Labor Association, Alexander Kohnstamm - Director, Fair Wear Foundation & Jane Hwang - President and CEO, Social Accountability International

On behalf of international garment, footwear, and travel goods brands and retailers, we write to urge your government to immediately implement its October 16, 2017 commitments... Further, we write to express our growing concern over recent...

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