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29 January 2019

Almost 5,000 Bangladeshi garment workers sacked over strikes

Author: Al Jazeera

Nearly 5,000 low-paid Bangladeshi garment workers sewing clothes for global brands have been sacked by factory bosses for taking part in strikes over wages earlier this month that turned violent....

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21 January 2019

Cambodia: Report on brick industry reveals use of garment fabrics to fuel kilns; some companies commit to investigate and take action

The Blood Bricks project looks into  modern slavery and debt bondage in the brick-making industry in Cambodia. In 2018, the labour ministry of Cambodia committed to investigate labour-related issues in the brick-making industry as a response to the...

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20 January 2019

Response by Walmart

Author: Walmart

Walmart is committed to responsible sourcing and holding our suppliers to standards of conduct consistent with our Statement of Ethics, which can be found at https://www.walmartethics.com/home.aspx. We take your issue seriously and will be sure to...

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15 January 2019
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Author: RFI et AFP

« Bangladesh: la grève se poursuit dans l'industrie textile », 14 janvier 2019...

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13 January 2019

USA: 2018 report on state of human rights details violations of labour rights, access to water & free, prior & informed consent

Author: US Human Rights Network

In the United States this year...we have seen undeniable, egregious, and unapologetic violations of human rights... Illegal and immoral attempts to encroach on American Indian lands, territories, and the resources of Indigenous Peoples have always been...

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27 December 2018

USA: Investigation finds credit cards crucial to financing mass shootings; banks say not their responsibility to track gun purchases

Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin, The New York Times

USA: Investigation finds credit cards crucial to financing mass shootings; banks say not their responsibility to track gun purchases...

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27 November 2018

Clean Clothes Campaign: 6 years after deadly Tazreen factory fire, Bangladesh risks new wave of factory incidents

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

Today marks the sixth anniversary of the deadly Tazreen factory fire, which killed at least 112 workers who were producing clothes for a range of international brands, including Walmart, C&A, El Corte Ingles and KiK. As survivors and families of...

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26 November 2018

USA: Workers call on Walmart to raise minimum Wage to $15 an hour

Author: Michael Sainato, Common Dreams

"'They Obviously Can Afford to': Workers Call On Walmart To Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour", 19, November, 2018...

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12 November 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Key Findings Report 2018

Author: Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

Since its inception, the CHRB has been aiming to answer a deceptively simple question; which companies perform best on human rights issues? [...] [T]his document [...] rank[s] 101 of the world’s largest companies in high human-rights-risk sectors and...

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5 November 2018
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Author: Anita Gurumurthy & Deepti Bharthur, IT for Change, dans Open Global Rights

« Les implications de la « datafication » sur le droit au développement », 27 septembre 2018...

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