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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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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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24 April 2018

Sri Lanka: Authorities to investigate Horana rubber factory incident over alleged violations of workplace safety resulting in deaths & injuries

Author: Vimukthi Fernando, Maneshka Borham, Sunday Observer (Sri Lanka)

"Horana factory tragedy: Lab controller arrested", 22 Apr 2018...

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11 March 2018

Cambodia: Eight people killed after authorities opened fire on protesters over land dispute with rubber plantation

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Cambodia Security Forces Shoot Protesters Dead in Land Dispute", 8 March 2018...

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1 March 2018

Adidas Modern Slavery Outreach Programme 2018-2020

In early 2018, Adidas provided an update on its Adidas provided an update on progress against the three stratgic areas of its Modern Slavery Outreach Programme: Modern Slavery Training, Raw Material Sourcing, Cotton Sourcing. It also provided an...

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24 February 2018

Cambodia: Military general & rubber company director sues land dispute representative for damaging rubber trees

Author: Phak Seangly, The Phnom Penh Post

"Land dispute rep to appear before court", 21 February 2018...

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