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

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23 July 2002

CHILD LABOR: ILO Says 500,000 Honduran Children Help Support Families

Author: UN Wire

The International Labor Organization has said in a new report that nearly 500,000 Honduran children are forced to work to supplement their family's incomes, with many working in high-risk occupations such as shellfish diving, handling dangerous...

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1 March 2002

Child Labour Rampant in China's Fireworks Industry

Author: Agence France Presse, posted on Child Labour News Service website

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31 December 2001

Eighteen killed in China mine blast

Author: Reuters

An explosion triggered by a gas build-up tore through a coal mine in China's eastern Jiangxi province at the weekend, killing 18 miners in the latest in a series of deadly accidents...The coal mine explosion was the second disaster to strike Jiangxi...

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26 June 2001

Lawmaker asks for China child labor investigation

Author: Brooke Donald, Associated Press

[U.S. Congressman George Miller asks U.S. Department of Labor and the Customs Service to investigate whether fireworks imported from China are made using child labour]

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