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11 November 2019

Myanmar: Labour activists charged for role in garment factory strike over working conditions; Includes intl. brand responses

In September 2019, police brought charges against a civil society leader and seven labour leaders for their role in a strike over alleged labour rights abuses at Myanmar Knitting Factory in Pathein Industrial Zone, Myanmar. According to workers,...

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10 November 2019

Myanmar: CSOs urge Western Union to end its business relationship with a military-owned bank; company responds

An open letter report by 33 civil society organizations alleging that by having a business relationship with a military-owned bank in Myanmar, Western Union is supporting the military’s financial capacity. In turn, the open letter alleges that Western...

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10 November 2019

Myanmar: Western Union reportedly backs Myanmar’s military through its business relationship with military-owned bank

Author: 33 Civil Society Organizations

"Open letter to Western Union President and CEO Hikmet Ersek", 29 Oct 2019...

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10 November 2019

Western Union's response

Author: Western Union

…Western Union condemns human rights abuses, including human trafficking, human smuggling and any form of modern slavery....

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7 November 2019

C&A's response

Author: C&A

... A workers’ strike at Myanmar Knitting Factory was initiated on 2 September 2019. C&A was informed... and our local team was in close contact with the factory and the workers to potentially support a smooth settlement of the case......

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5 November 2019

Inditex's response

Author: Inditex

... Inditex has performed four social audits in the factory showing compliance with our Code of Conduct. Each audit produces a corrective action plan for the continuous improvement of the factory conditions, which are followed up by Inditex’s social...

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31 October 2019

EDF's response

Author: EDF

Currently, the Shwe Li 3 hydropower project is in its development phase. This means EDF aims to determine all key conditions including, but not limited, to human rights risks, environmental and social risks and understanding concerns and suggestions of...

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31 October 2019

Myanmar: Group urges EDF to withdraw from Shweli 3 dam project because of potential link with human rights violations

Author: Burma Campaign UK

EDF - No more dams in Burma's conflict zones - Pull out of Shweli 3, 24 Oct 2019...

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31 October 2019

Cambodia: Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar discuss ways to strengthen the protection of migrant workers

Author: Long Kimmarita, The Phnom Penh Post

"Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar tackle migrant worker safety", 30 October 2019...

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31 October 2019

Myanmar: Fears of more conflicts and human rights abuses around French energy giant EDF’s Shweli 3 dam project

A report alleges that French energy giant EDF is “ignoring the wishes of local people” and is pushing through with the Shweli 3 dam project despite the fears of conflict and human rights abuses that could result from it....

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