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Artigo
17 July 2003
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Autor: Amber Mobley, Boston Globe

The Senate joined the House of Representatives yesterday in overwhelmingly passing a bill to impose economic sanctions on Burma and freeze assets held by the country's dictatorial rulers.

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8 July 2003
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Autor: UN Wire

...the ILO cited trafficking of children for prostitution on Java and child labor in offshore fishing in North Sumatra, gold mining in East Kalimantan and the shoe industry in West Java.

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Artigo
7 July 2003
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Autor: David Moberg, In These Times

Now the Bush administration, acting on behalf of major multinational corporations, is planning to block that rare option [Alien Tort Claims Act lawsuit] for legal redress of international human rights violations. [refers to lawsuits against: Unocal,...

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Artigo
30 June 2003
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Autor: James R. Carroll, Courier-Journal

Among the backers of sanctions are major American department stores and the American Apparel and Footwear Association. Saks Fifth Avenue, Burlington Coat Factory and several other clothing chains already have agreed not to sell goods from Myanmar.

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Artigo
30 June 2003
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Autor: Daphne Eviatar, The Nation

[commentary on lawsuit in U.S. courts against Unocal for human rights abuses in Burma][refers to TotalFinaElf]

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Artigo
19 June 2003
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Autor: Environmental Justice Foundation

Poor communities of developing nations are suffering a range of human rights abuses, including land seizure, sexual abuse, rape, child labour, forced labour and murder, because of Western demand for farmed shrimp according to a new report released...

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Artigo
18 June 2003
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Autor: Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE)

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18 June 2003
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Artigo
17 June 2003
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Autor: David Kravets, Associated Press

Unocal Corp. asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit seeking monetary damages on behalf of indigenous farmers in Myanmar who allege the oil giant was complicit in human rights violations carried out by that country's military.

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Artigo
17 June 2003
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Autor: Carolyn Abate, Reuters

The hearing [by A U.S. appeals court] stems from two 1996 lawsuits against Unocal Corp. which claimed that villagers in rural Myanmar, formerly Burma, were subjected to forced labor, rape, torture and murder by the military during construction of a...

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