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1 March 2018
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Author: Anne Waak, Frankfurter Allgemeine

"Schrott & Korn", 23 Februar 2018...

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12 February 2018

Vietnam: Formosa activist faces 14-year imprisonment for documenting Formosa chemical spill

Author: Mongabay

"Vietnamese activist gets 14-year sentence for documenting chemical spill", 08 February 2018...

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4 December 2017

Vietnam: EU, rights groups score Vietnamese court’s ruling confirming ten-year prison on blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’ following criticism against govt.’s response on Formosa Plastic’s toxic waste spill

Author: Radio Free Asia

"EU, Rights Groups Call on Vietnam to Release Blogger 'Mother Mushroom'", 1 December 2017...

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28 November 2017

Vietnam court sentences blogger activist Nguyen Van Hoa to seven years in prison for producing videos, photos & articles about Formosa Plastic Group’s release of toxic chemicals

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Vietnam Jails Activist Blogger For Seven Years Over Formosa Protests", 27 November 2017...

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28 November 2017

India: Plastic factory fire & collapse kills at least 13

Author: Payal Dhawan & Mohit Behl, Times of India (India)

The plastic factory at Suffian Chowk, which collapsed after a major fire...followed legalities for two storeys only. As per checks by the district administration, the factory owner had paid the house tax for two storeys only, while it had five....

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7 November 2017

USA: Lawsuits target drug rehabilitation programmes for forced labour at chicken & plastic processing plants

Author: Amy Julia Harris & Shoshana Walter, Reveal News

" Third lawsuit this month filed over forced labor at chicken plants ", 26 Oct 2017...

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1 November 2017

Vietnam: Formosa activist faces suit for "abusing democratic freedoms"; penalty ranges from two to seven years in jail

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Vietnam to Try Formosa Activist on 'Abusing Democratic Freedoms' Charge, 02 November 2017...

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18 July 2017

Members of US business org IECA disagree with its stance against Paris Agreement

President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has faced significant criticism from the business community. In advance of the decision, over one thousand companies publicly declared their support for the Paris Agreement and following the...

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3 July 2017

Vietnam: Catholic villages protest against slow and unequal compensation for Formosa Plastics toxic waste spill

Author: Roseanne Gerin, Radio Free Asia

"Catholic Villages in Vietnam Protest Lack of Compensation For Formosa Disaster," 03 July 2017...

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13 February 2017

India: 2017 Responsible Business Index ranks top 100 listed companies

In an attempt to gauge how Indian firms are coping with the interests of various stakeholders, a collaborative effort of non-profits—Oxfam India, Corporate Responsibility Watch, Praxis and Partners in Change—has put together the second edition of...

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