Estupro e Abuso Sexual
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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.
- Também encontra-se em: U.S. Senate follows House in calling for economic sanctions on Burma
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,...
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.
- Empresas relacionadas: Saks Fifth Avenue (part of Hudson's Bay)
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...
- Também encontra-se em: Shrimp industry: Serious human rights abuses in Asia & Latin America
Autor: Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE)
- Também encontra-se em: USA: Union Calls On Retailer Fred's To Boycott Burma
- Empresas relacionadas: Fred's
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.
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...