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8 July 2020

Commentary: Current approaches to policing child labour might cause greater harm to working children

Author: Roy Maconachie, Sam Okyere, Neil Howard, openDemocracy (UK)

Child workers need rights, not policing, to weather the pandemic, 12 June 2020...

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8 July 2020

Tesla secures cobalt sourcing deal with Glencore, despite human rights concerns linked to cobalt mining

Author: Sam Shead, CNBC

"Tesla plans to use Glencore cobalt in new Gigafactories", 16 June 2020....

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7 July 2020
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3 July 2020

Chile: UN highlights human rights impact of the rise in electric car battery production in this country and in DRC

Author: UN News

“UN highlights urgent need to tackle impact of likely electric car battery production boom” – 28 June 2020...

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3 July 2020
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Author: Bloomberg et Intellivoire

« Nestlé et Cargill auraient utilisé le travail d'enfants maliens en Côte d'Ivoire : La Cour suprême américaine va se prononcer », 3 juillet 2020....

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3 July 2020

Nestlé, Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland lawsuit (re Côte d'Ivoire)

In 2005, three individuals from an NGO filed a class action lawsuit in the USA against Nestlé, Archer Daniels Midland, and Cargill alleging they had been trafficked from Mali as child slaves and forced to work in the Côte d'Ivoire on plantations which...

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3 July 2020

USA: Supreme Court will hear case against Nestlé, Cargill, and Doe alleging child labour in the Côte d'Ivoire

Author: Corporate Accountability Lab

"More trouble ahead for the ATS? SCOTUS grants cert in Nestle case," 2 Jul 2020...

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2 July 2020
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Author: El País (Costa Rica)

"Riesgos de trabajo infantil en 230 municipios de Guatemala", 12 de junio de 2020...

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30 June 2020
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El informe “Riesgos no calculados” – obra de la Coalición para los Derechos Humanos en el Desarrollo y la Campaña Personas Defensoras en el Desarrollo - contiene 25 estudios de casos, que ponen de relieve los graves peligros a los que se enfrentan las...

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30 June 2020

Uzbekistan: Fair recruitment, effective accountability needed to end forced labor as independent labor monitors harassed, arbitrarily detained

Author: Uzbek Forum for Human Rights

23 June 2020...

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