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10 February 2020

UK: Wife of deceased worker brings suit against British company for ship-breaking exploitation in Bangladesh

According to data released by NGO, Shipbreaking Platform, a total of 674 ocean-going commercial ships and offshore units were sold to Bangladeshi scrap years in 2019, making Bangladesh again the world's "dumping grond" for ships. In 2019, figures also...

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17 January 2020
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Author: Drbyos, Nouvelles du Monde

« L'industrie agricole n'est pas suffisamment attachée aux droits de l'homme », 14 Jan 2020...

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9 December 2019

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights paper looks at examples of business-related human rights abuse and factors facilitating access to remedy

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18 November 2019

Bangladesh: NGO and lawyers group achieve successful legal judgment against shipbreaking activity causing environmental problems

Author: Nicola Mulinaris, NGO Shipbreaking

PRESS RELEASE: "Bangladesh Court denounces illegalities and lack of transparency in shipbreaking sector", 19 November 2019...

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8 November 2019

Italy: Fincantieri investigated for alleged 'systematic exploitation' of migrant workers in shipyards

Author: Riccardo Bastianello, Nasdaq

"Italian police search shipbuilding companies linked to Fincantieri", 6 November 2019...

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28 October 2019

Bangladesh: Worker casualties at shipyards continue without any intervention

Author: Anwar Hussain, Dhaka Tribune

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1 July 2019

UAE: Case of Tamim Aldar highlights lack of accountability in Gulf ship abandonment

The MV Tamim Aldar was one of several ships abandoned by Elite Way Marine Services off the coast of the UAE with sailors stranded onboard. As of July 2019 the remaining four crew members (two Indians, two Eritreans) had been trapped 25 miles of the UAE...

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21 June 2019

UAE: Case of abandoned ship, Azraqmoiah, comes to close after crew repatriated after two years

In June 2019, the final crew members of the Azraqmoiah were repatriated after being stranded on the ship, moored off an Ajman port, for 18 months. ...

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11 June 2019

Report finds gaps in enforcement of human rights duties at sea by Denmark, Panama & Taiwan

Author: Human Rights at Sea, Univ. of Bristol Law School Human Rights Implementation Centre

"Second Flag States and Human Rights Report Published", 10 June 2019...

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6 May 2019
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O esquema de corrupção no Estado moçambicano, nomeado de caso ‘Dívidas Ocultas’, deixou um rombo de 2 bilhões de dólares nas contas do país. As dívidas teriam sido feitas para, em tese, realizar a vigilância costeira do país e construção e reparação d...

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