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3 February 2019

Laos: Detained protesters against Vietnamese rubber co. land grab now seriously ill in jail

Author: Ounkeo Souksavanh & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia

"Two Lao Protest Villagers Seriously Ill in Jail", 1 February 2019...

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25 January 2019

Australia: New report alleges Australian companies' involvement in human rights violations overseas

1 December 2018...

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22 January 2019
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Author: Franck Foute, Jeune Afrique

"Crise anglophone au Cameroun : la CDC au bord du gouffre ?", 21 janvier 2019...

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19 January 2019

Laos: Jailed protester against rubber company released, one dead, ten others still detained

Author: Radio Free Asia

 "Lao Protest Villager Freed, 10 Still Held", 17 January 2019 ...

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7 December 2018

Malaysia: Glovemaker vows to improve working conditions for migrant workers

Author: Beh Lih Yi, Reuters

"World's top glovemaker vows clean-up as migrant workers toil in Malaysia factories", 6 December 2018...

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7 December 2018

Malaysia: Medical and rubber glove manufacturers accused of labour abuses

Malaysian glove manufacturers have been accused of mistreating workers, allegedly subjecting migrant workers to forced labour, forced overtime, debt bondage, withheld wages and passport confiscation. The glove manufacturers, who supply medical and...

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14 November 2018

Turkish union leader killed & 2 union representatives injured

Author: Intl. Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

The ITUC has condemned the murder of Turkish trade union leader Abdullah Karacan, and the wounding of two other union representatives in Adapazari, Turkey, today. According to reports received by the ITUC, a gun-wielding assassin fired at the union...

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5 November 2018
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Author: UmweltDialog

Kautschuk wird nicht nur für die Autoreifen, sondern auch für andere Fahrzeugteile wie Dichtungen und Schläuche benötigt. Ein großer Teil des verwendeten Kautschuks ist Naturkautschuk und stammt aus den Tropen, vor allem aus Südostasien. Um...

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21 October 2018

Laos: Rubber company refuses to give villagers lease payment by saying land belongs to the state

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Lao Villagers Denied Payment for Land by Vietnamese Firm", 18 October 2018...

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25 May 2018

Liberia: New report calls on Swedish co's to address & remedy human rights impacts following their exit from bioenergy project; incl. co comments

Shortly after the exit of Swedish companies Vattenfall and Swedfund from a bioenergy venture in Liberia 2012, the project collapsed. According to Swedwatch and several other NGOs, the investors left without an exit strategy and without conducting...

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