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12 March 2020

US: Gov't proposes bill to bar imports from Xinjiang on basis of potential forced labour by Uygurs

‘US bill would bar goods from Xinjiang, classifying them as the product of forced labour by Uygurs’, 12 March 2020...

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10 March 2020
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Author: Meristation

“Vinculan a empresas relacionadas con videojuegos con el uso de mano de obra esclava en China” – 3 de marzo de 2020...

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5 March 2020

UK: Conservative MP asks BT if using Huawei complies with anti-slavery policy

Author: Dan Sabbagh, the Guardian

“A Conservative MP has asked BT to investigate whether using Huawei is compliant with its anti-slavery policy after an Australian thinktank alleged that some of the Chinese firm’s subcontractors used forced labour from the country’s Muslim minority.”...

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24 February 2020

Gett: Israeli taxi-hailing app sued for allegedly designing a service excluding Arab drivers

Author: Oliver Holmes & Quique Kierszenbaum, Guardian (UK)

"Gett: Israeli taxi app sued for service used to avoid Arab drivers", 21st February 2020...

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4 November 2019

India: Facebook allegedly being used as 'megaphone of hate', after report shows widespread sharing of hate speech directed at Bengali Muslims

Author: Pranav Dixit, BuzzFeed

"Facebook Failed The Rohingya In Myanmar. Now It May Be Repeating Its Mistakes In Assam.", 28 October 2019...

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10 October 2019

Germany: Suspected gunman in synagogue shooting livestreamed attack on Twitch; platform says it "has a zero-tolerance policy against hateful conduct"

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2 October 2019

India: Report highlights failure of audits to identify major labour rights risks in leather footwear supply chain

Author: Homeworkers Worldwide

"Due diligence in Tamil Nadu leather footwear manufacture", September 2019...

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13 July 2019

Poland: Worker dismissed over anti-gay comments files lawsuit against Ikea

Author: Daniel Avery, Newsweek (USA)

"Ikea sued by worker fired for posting anti-gay bible quotes, attacking 'promotion of homosexuality", 8 Jul 2019...

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28 June 2019

El Salvador: Collegiate apparel co. commits to remediation after anti-LGBT discrimination & other abuses found in factory assessment

Author: Worker Rights Consortium

"Worker Rights Consortium Assessment League Central America (El Salvador): Findings, Recommendations and Company Response", 8 March 2019...

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2 May 2019

Sudan: CNN investigation alleges Russian company M-Invest drew up plan for deposed government to violently suppress demonstrations

Author: Tim Lister, Sebastian Shukla & Nima Elbagir, CNN

"Fake news and public executions: Documents show a Russian company's plan for quelling protests in Sudan", 25 April 2019....

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