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23 September 2015

VimpelCom's response to Cotton Campaign rejoinder

Author: VimpelCom

We note the comments from Cotton Campaign.  In 2015, we reconfirm that we are not supporting the cotton harvest in any way.

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8 September 2015

Uzbekistan: Concerns that autumn cotton harvest will again use forced labour - multinationals alleged to have supported 2014 harvest

In April 2015, the Uzbek-German Forum reported that multinationals in Uzbekistan supported the 2014 cotton harvest - which alledgedly used "systematic, mass forced mobilization of labor". The Uzbek-German Forum indicated that some of these companies...

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8 September 2015

VimpelCom's response

Author: VimpelCom

In response to your recent enquiry regarding the 2015 cotton harvest in Uzbekistan, I can confirm that neither VimpelCom nor Unitel are supporting the cotton harvest.

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