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19 August 2018

Japan: Fukushima clean-up workers, including homeless, at grave risk of exploitation, say UN experts

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Japan must act urgently to protect tens of thousands of workers who are reportedly being exploited and exposed to toxic nuclear radiation in efforts to clean up the damaged Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Power Station, say three UN human rights experts*. ...

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11 July 2018
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Author: Greenpeace France

« Procès de nos militants : pas de victoire pour EDF », 28 juin 2018...

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25 June 2018

Japan: Foreign labourers worked in radioactive decontamination for less than USD 500 a month

Fourteen Vietnamese labourers in Japan under the Technical Internship Trainee Programme (TITP) are interviewed at an NGO shelter in Fukushima after having fled their workplace. They claim they were forced to work in radioactive decontamination without...

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14 March 2018

Japan: Foreign ‘interns’ doing radioactive decontamination work at Fukushima

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13 March 2018
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Author: Libération

« Tribune : la place des militant-es de Greenpeace n'est pas en prison », 6 mars 2018...

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9 March 2018

Japan: New draft legislation aimed at restricting shareholder activism

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7 March 2018

CIVICUS' new annual report warns about growing role of private sector in governance

Author: CIVICUS (South Africa)

"CIVICUS: State of Civil Society Report 2018 - Year in Review: Top 10 trends", 06 Mar 2018...

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30 November 2017

BNP Paribas to stop funding tobacco industry over health concerns

Author: Ruth David & Fabio Benedetti Valentini, Bloomberg

"BNP Paribas says it will stop funding for tobacco industry", 24 Nov 2017...

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16 November 2017

Twenty countries join global alliance to phase out coal by 2030

Author: Nina Chestney & Stine Jacobsen, Reuters (UK)

Since signing the Paris Agreement in 2015 [...] several countries have made national plans to phase out coal... The Powering Past Coal alliance brings together many of these countries and others that will commit to phasing out coal [and] sharing...

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11 October 2017

Uruguay: Trade union leaders ask the Govt. to stop privatisation of power services and consider them as a “human right and a public good”

Author: Upside-down World

“Clean Energy, at What Cost? Uruguay’s Renewables Bid Deepens Electricity Inequality” – October 5, 2017...

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