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13 April 2013

Man Files Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Against Westerville Company [USA]

Author: NBC News

A lawsuit filed by attorneys…on behalf of a…man alleges religious discrimination by his former employer...Yusuf Sufi…said he was fired after asking for a religious accommodation to leave work for one hour in order to go to a local mosque to say his...

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11 April 2013

Burma’s Ethnic Violence ‘Poses Threat to Foreign Investment’

Author: William Boot, Irrawaddy [Myanmar]

Continued religious and ethnic violence in Burma could deter much-needed investment…according to a study…by… Maplecroft...The…tourism industry [i]s the most vulnerable, with the negative impact quickly spreading to the retail and infrastructure...

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11 April 2013

EU lifts sanctions against Myanmar in response to political reforms; Human Rights Watch says move is "premature" citing reported ethnic cleansing of Rohingya community

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3 January 2013

Deutsche Post DHL - re alleged anti-union activity in Turkey

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[In Feb 2013 Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Deutsche Post DHL to respond to a 2nd rejoinder by UNI Global Union and Intl. Transport Workers' Federation. DHL's response is provided along with 2 previous responses we also sought...

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Company response
17 December 2012

Response from APM Terminals to human rights and environmental concerns related to an accident in Argentina

Author: APM Terminals

…APM Terminals policy is always to conform to national and international standards. While the actual cause of the incident is still being investigated by the relevant Authorities APM Terminals position is that the storage of the particular container...

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8 December 2012
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Author: Pedro Lipcovich, Página 12 [Argentina]

…El día después de la nube tóxica que afectó a Buenos Aires se desarrolló bajo una nube de cuestionamientos…específicos: 1) La acusación a la empresa que administra la Terminal 4 por falta de medidas de seguridad y mal manejo de las cargas: el...

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1 October 2012

[PDF] Trading away peace: How Europe helps sustain illegal Israeli settlements

Author: Intl. Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) & others

This report documents the effects of Israeli settlements on Palestinian rights and livelihoods…It outlines the economic links between Europe and the settlements, naming the most common settlement products sold in Europe and detailing the involvement...

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30 August 2012

Striking Afro-Colombian Port Workers Attacked by Anti-Riot Police

Author: Gimena Sanchez, WOLA, Dan Kovalik, United Steelworkers

…Colombia’s…anti-riot police…attacked Afro-Colombian Port Workers…[on] a strike…As a result, three male workers were gravely injured and a pregnant worker was beaten. The workers went on strike…after negotiations with TECSA (Terminal Especializado de...

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24 April 2012

DiversityInc announces "Top 50 Companies for Diversity"

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24 April 2012

The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies

Author: DiversityInc [USA]

…DiversityInc…is the leading assessment of diversity management in corporate America and globally…The DiversityInc…survey…is divided into four key areas: CEO Commitment, Human Capital, Corporate and Organizational Communications, Supplier Diversity…...

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