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16 June 2019

Cambodia: EU delegations visit Cambodia to assess the human rights and labour rights situation and urge Cambodia to show real and credible improvements

Author: European Commission

"EU sends monitoring mission to Cambodia to assess the human rights and labour rights situation", 11 June 2019...

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16 June 2019

Cambodia: Preah Vihear provincial court charges villagers and NGOs staffers over land disputes with a Chinese company

Author: Kimmarita Long, The Phnom Penh Post

"Court charges villagers over land dispute with Chinese firm", 14 June 2019...

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Article
15 June 2019

Asian countries that supply goods to the West make little progress in ending child labour

Author: The Guardian, South China Morning Post

"Asian countries supplying the West with goods make slowest progress in ending child labour", 14 June 2019...

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15 June 2019

Indonesia: Peer-to-peer lending marketplace finances green partnership that empowers women coffee growers

Author: Nur Yasmin, Jakarta Globe

"Investree Provides Green Financing to Empower Rural Women", 11 June 2019...

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Article
14 June 2019

Canada: Mining companies to face charges against human rights abuses in their operations abroad

Author: Andrew Findlay, The Narwhal

"Canadian mining companies will now face human rights charges in Canadian courts", 7 Jun 2019...

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Article
14 June 2019

Commentary: Victims & survivors of Hudbay Mineral's repression still seeking justice in Guatemalan & Canadian court

Author: Grahame Russell, Rights Action

"Is justice possible in Canada or Guatemala for Hudbay Minerals mining repression?", 12 Jun 2019...

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Report
14 June 2019

Labour groups launch report addressing gender justice in garment supply chains, as negotiations are underway at the ILC to create a global standard on women’s labour rights

Author: Jennifer Rosenbaum, Global Labour Justice

...This report—the first in the series, Gender Justice on Garment Global Supply Chains: An Agenda to Transform Fast-Fashion—provides a roadmap for international legal frameworks, criteria for corporate accountability initiatives, and a transformative...

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Article
14 June 2019

New report: 2030 Agenda should be harnessed to catalyse business respect for human rights

Author: The Danish Institute for Human Rights

"Exploring an integrated approach to business, human rights and the 2030 Agenda", 11 June 2019...

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Article
14 June 2019

So. Africa: Environmental activists battle defamation lawsuits by companies

Author: Sheree Bega, IOL (South Africa)

"Environmentalists winning battle in lawsuits", 8 Jun 2019...

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14 June 2019

Victims of marine pollution in Vietnam file lawsuit against Formosa Plastics Group in Taiwan

Author: Chinese Lingua team, Global Voice

"Vietnamese victims of 2016 marine disaster have filed a landmark lawsuit against Formosa Plastics Group in Taiwan", 11 Jun 2019...

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