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Company non-response
19 June 2018

Alaqaria did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Alaqaria to provide clarify its relationship with HKH General Contracting, as well as explain what measures have been taken to resolve the situation of the workers. Alaqaria did not respond.

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Report
11 June 2018

Report: How to promote responsible labour recruitment in the Gulf construction sector

Author: Mustafa Qadri, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Equidem; Nikhil Eapen, Equidem

"Responsible Recruitment: Addressing Gaps in Protections for Migrant Workers", June 2018...

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Article
10 June 2018

Vietnam: Police arrest and detain protesters against new economic zones; fear of domination by Chinese investors persists

Author: Giang Nguyen, BBC

"Vietnam protesters clash with police over new economic zones," 11 June 2017...

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Item
5 June 2018
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Author: RRI

“El Foro Permanente de las Naciones Unidas destaca las contribuciones de los pueblos indígenas al logro de diversas metas globales” - mayo de 2018  ...

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Article
5 June 2018

FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board releases update on advice to FIFA on the World Cup 2018 and 2026 Bid Evaluation

Author: FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board

"Update Statement from the FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board, May 2018"...

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Article
4 June 2018

Kenya: Building that collapsed killing 3 tenants & injuring others had been marked for demolition by govt. agency

Author: James Kahongeh, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Collapsed Huruma building was marked for demolition"...

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Article
29 May 2018

Posting of workers: final vote on equal pay and working conditions

Author: European Parliament

Workers posted temporarily to another EU country must get equal pay for equal work in the same place, under revised rules voted by Parliament... The revised rules, approved by 456 votes to 147, with 49 abstentions, aim to ensure better protect...

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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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Company non-response
22 May 2018

HKH General Contracting did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited HKH General Contracting to respond to allegations of non-payment of wages. The company did not respond.

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Story
22 May 2018

Qatar: 1,200 migrant workers at HKH General Contracting without pay for several months; no response from companies

HKH General Contracting has reportedly failed to pay 1,200 migrant workers their salaries since September 2017. According to Migrant Rights, employees living in company housing lost access to running water and electricity for several weeks. They have...

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