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16 February 2019

Australia: Investor report says Australian cos. 'significantly exposed' to modern slavery; provides guide on Modern Slavery Act reporting

A report by the Australian Council for Superannuation Investors says Australian companies are “significantly exposed” to modern slavery in their supply chains. Among the sectors that are most vulnerable are financial services, mining, construction and...

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12 February 2019

A supply chain of complicity: Labour exploitation in Qatar and migrant workers' access to justice

Author: Linde Bryk, Legal Advisor, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights

…Forced labour is a global phenomenon that often goes hand in hand with transnational business activities and long labour supply chains. Forced labour risks are particularly high in sectors that rely on outsourcing their operations, such as the...

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12 February 2019

Amnesty International finds Qatar falling short on labour reforms ahead of World Cup; FIFA calls for additional progress, govt. reiterates commitment

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11 February 2019

German Development Ministry drafts law on mandatory human rights due diligence for German companies

As reported by German newspaper TAZ (“Die Tageszeitung”) on 10 February 2019, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has drafted an as of yet unpublished law on mandatory human rights due diligence for German compan...

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5 February 2019

Gulf: New report on companies' accountability for forced labour in construction sector

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31 January 2019
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Author: Cleber César Buzatto, Conselho Indigenista Missionário (CIMI)/Le Monde Diplomatique (Brazil)

“O governo Bolsonaro organiza sua base para tentar tornar ‘letra morta’ os direitos indígenas. Em paralelo, facilita o acesso e posse de armas de fogo aos fazendeiros “, 22 de janeiro de 2019 ...[M]antendo...tom agressivo contra os povos e os direitos...

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29 January 2019

Lafarge lawsuit (re complicity in crimes against humanity in Syria)

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28 January 2019

Samsung Heavy Industries did not respond

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28 January 2019

South Korea: Victims of 2017 crane accident during construction of oil platform still lacking adequate compensation & support, say NGOs; incl. co. responses

On 1 May 2017, six workers were killed and 25 others injured as a result of a crane collision at a Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, during the construction of an oil platform for the Martin Linge field off the coast of Norway. ...

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25 January 2019

Jordan: Workplace injuries occurred every 40 minutes in 2017, report finds

Author: The Jordan Times

"Workplace injuries occurred every 40 minutes in 2017 — report", 20 January 2019...

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