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14 January 2019

So. Korea: Court orders assets forfeiture of Japanese company to enforce decision compensating WWII workers over forced labour

Author: Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press

"South Korea orders seizure of Japan assets over forced labor", 9 Jan. 2019...

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9 November 2018

Japan: Lawyers urge companies to comply with So. Korea's court ruling over WWII forced labour

Author: Wooyoung Lee, UPI

"Japan to bring South Korean court ruling on forced labor to international court", 6 Nov 2018...

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31 January 2017

NGO raises concerns over certification of Moroccan solar projects in occupied Western Sahara citing intl. law & lack of consultations

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Vigeo Eiris and MASEN to respond to the concerns raised by Western Sahara Resource Watch. Vigeo Eiris' response provided below.  MASEN did not respond.

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1 September 2016

Financing Forced Labor. The Legal and Policy Implications of World Bank Loans to the Government of Uzbekistan

Author: International Labor Rights Forum (USA)

...The Uzbek government has forced farmers to deliver annual production quotas and citizens to harvest cotton and perform other field work, all under menace of penalty...The Government of Uzbekistan is primarily responsible for the perpetration of its...

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15 October 2015

Intl. investment agreements must be in line with intl. human rights norms & law, says UN independent expert

Author: Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, UN Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic & equitable intl. order

“Report of the Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order”, 14 Jul 2015...

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14 October 2015

Lawsuit against Riwal (re involvement in building separation wall between Israel & Palestine & building settlements)

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2 June 2015

UN experts voice concern over adverse impact of free trade & investment agreements on human rights

Author: UN experts (see full list below)

A number of free trade and investment agreements, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), are currently being negotiated. A group of UN experts* have issued the following statement to...

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6 March 2014

Intl. Trade Union Confederation report on the right to strike and its legal foundations

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6 March 2014

[PDF] The right to strike and the ILO: The legal foundations

Author: International Trade Union Confederation, ITUC

This brief establishes that the right to strike is enshrined in ILO Convention 87, as well as within the broader international legal framework…The supervisory system of the ILO was correct in observing that the right to strike exists, and acted within...

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4 October 2013
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Author: La Tercera (Chile)

El conflicto entre Argentina y Uruguay por la [por la posible contaminación ambiental de la] papelera [del UPM] se reabrió esta semana cuando el presidente Mujica anunció la ampliación de la producción de la fábrica finlandesa, que está ubicada en la...

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