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 Fireworks on Australia Day 2011, Gladstone, Central Queensland-credit-Vicki Nunn

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17 May 2018
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Author: El Diario de la República

“Un tema pendiente” - 14 de mayo de 2018...

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19 January 2018

India: Bawana firecracker factory fire kills 17, factory owner arrested

Author: Alok Singh, Indian Express

"Delhi fire: Day after blaze killed 17, Bawana firecracker factory owner Manoj Jain arrested." 21 January 2018...

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19 January 2018

India: Bawana firecracker factory fire claims 17 lives

Seventeen people were killed and two injured in a massive blaze at a firecracker storage unit in outer Delhi’s Bawana industrial area on 20 January. The factory was operating without permission and necessary clearances. The city government has ordered...

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5 November 2017

Indonesia: Multiple safety violations of firework plant result in 49 deaths; authorities suspect violations prevalent among thousands other factories

Author: Reuters, Bangkok Post

"'Multiple violations' at doomed Indonesian fireworks plant", 04 November 2017...

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16 August 2017

Report alleges that China continues to use forced prison labour to produce exports to the US, in violation of US law and trade agreements

A staff research report of the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission alleges that China maintains a network of prison labour facilities that use forced labour to produce goods intended for export – a violation of US-China trade agreements...

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4 July 2016

Sri Lanka: Precarious work conditions in fireworks' factories reported

Author: Smriti Daniel, AlJazeera

Kimbulapitiya...village in the south of the island is known all over Sri Lanka as rathinna gammanaya - literally, the "fireworks village"...However, when Kimbulapitiya makes headlines, it is rarely good news. Each year, on average, four or five people...

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17 December 2015
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Author: Аргументы и факты

"Один человек погиб при пожаре в торговом центре Калининграда", 16 декабря 2015 года...

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21 September 2014

China: Explosion at Nanyang Export Fireworks Factory kills 12

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22 July 2014
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Author: Estadão (Brasil)

“Explosão em fábrica de fogos de artifício mata quatro mulheres em MG”, 15 de julho de 2014...

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18 February 2013

India Tightens Child Labour Laws

Author: Ranjit Devraj, Inter Press Service

[The leader of] Bonded Labour Liberation Front, says...the [Indian] government appeared unable to implement laws that deal with child labour although various studies have shown that it is a factor in perpetuating poverty, illiteracy and unemployment.....

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