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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...
Author: Wooyoung Lee, UPI
"Japan to bring South Korean court ruling on forced labor to international court", 6 Nov 2018...
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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.
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...
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...
In 2010, Al-Haq filed a complaint against Riwal in the Netherlands for its participation in constructing the separation wall that the International Court of Justice has ruled illegal. In May 2013, the Dutch Public Prosecutor dismissed the case.
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...
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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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...