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10 December 2018
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des Multinationales

« Comment gagner 5 milliards ? Albert Frère, de la sidérurgie wallonne à la guerre civile en Syrie», 5 décembre 2018...

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Article
26 November 2018

Commentary on sport & human rights highlights need for a focus on major sporting events & day-to-day practice by grassroots players

Author: Steve Gibbon, Ergon Associates

Much of what has been written and said about sport in the world of business and human rights has tended to focus on Mega Sporting Events, in particular [...] the Olympic and Paralympic games in Beijing, London Rio, the Winter games in Sochi and FIFA...

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Story
12 November 2018

Cambodia: Blood Bricks project looks into modern slavery & debt bondage in the brick-making industry; labour ministry commits to investigate

The Blood Bricks project looks into the connection of climate change and modern slavery in the brick-making industry in Cambodia. ...

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Article
12 November 2018

Cambodia: Blood Bricks team welcomes gov't commitment to investigate & calls for action on modern slavery & debt bondage concerns

Author: Block Bricks team

Note: Below are excepts from the letter sent by the The Blood Bricks team to H.E. Ith Sam Heng, Cambodia's Minister of Labour and Vocational Training....

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Article
12 November 2018

Cambodia: Exponential growth in infrastructure development magnifies debt bondage & modern slavery in brick-making industry

Author: Sheith Khidhir, The ASEAN Post

"Modern slavery's invisible whip," 12 November 2018...

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Article
12 November 2018

Cambodia: Labour ministry commits to investigate abuses in brick-making industry

Author: Phnom Penh Post

"Ministry to probe child labour," 19 October 2018...

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Story
7 November 2018

The Booming Construction Industry in Cambodia has been Built on Modern Slavery and Climate Change

The Cambodian construction industry is being built using blood bricks - bricks made using bonded labour. Climate change contributes to this as a key driver of debt and entry into modern slavery in brick kilns.

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Article
25 June 2018

EU Directives may establish liability of public buyers & suppliers for labour rights abuses, says expert

Author: Eamonn Conlon, A&L Goodbody (Ireland)

"Modern Slavery: Do the 2014 EU Procurement Directives Establish New Routes to Remedy for Victims?", 19 June 2018...

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Company response
29 May 2018

Atlas Copco AB response about killings of Albeiro George Pérez & Domar Egidio Zapata, allegedly related to their resistance to Hidroituango

Information about the death of Hugo Albeiro George Pérez and Domar Egidio Zapata has been shared with Atlas Copco and we wish to express our concern and sadness. Atlas Copco monitors the development around the hydroelectric power plant construction and...

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Report
23 May 2018

Report by Chartered Institute of Building analyses UK construction industry's response to Modern Slavery Act

Author: Emma Crates, The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Construction and the Modern Slavery Act: Tackling exploitation in the UK, May 2018...

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