Forced labour & modern slavery


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21 February 2020
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Author: Jean-Pol Hecq, RTBF.be

« Le travail des enfants: une longue histoire » 15 février 2020...

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21 February 2020
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Author: Lepetitjournal.com Bangkok avec Reuters

« Les impayés néfastes du Thaïlandais Doi Chaang pour caféiculteurs » 18 février 2020...

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21 February 2020

UK: post-Brexit immigration rules could fuel modern slavery

Author: Lisa O’Carroll, the Guardian

“The proposed closure of UK borders to low-skilled workers after Brexit risks driving vulnerable EU citizens into modern slavery, charities have said.”...

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20 February 2020
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Author: Leonardo Sakamoto, UOL (Brazil)

"Trabalhadores sem água e dormindo em papelões são resgatados em Olinda", 18 de fevereiro de 2020Dez trabalhadores que atuavam em obra de pavimentação contratada pela Prefeitura de Olinda (PE), um dos principais palcos do Carnaval, foram resgatados de...

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20 February 2020

Pakistan: Widespread child labour, appalling working conditions & debt bondage reported at Balochistan mines

Author: Shah Meer Baloch & Hannah Ellis-Petersen, The Guardian

“‘Coal workers are orphans’: the children and slaves mining Pakistan’s coal”, 19 February 2020...

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17 February 2020

Rathbones Investment Management uses BHRRC Modern Slavery Registry to assess & engage FTSE 350 companies

Author: BHRRC

The 2015 Modern Slavery Act was a landmark piece of legislation, requiring all companies over  a certain size operating in the UK to report in detail on their approach to finding and eliminating modern slavery within their supply chains.  The Business...

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11 February 2020
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Author: Noticias ONU

“Contra la pornografía infantil, Estados y empresas deben garantizar los derechos de los niños en internet” - 11 de febrero de 2020...

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10 February 2020

Zimbabwe: Mining firm accused of gross human rights violations on its employees; includes company comments

Author: Mthandazo Nyoni / Patricia Sibanda, Newsday (Zimbabwe)

‘Chinese miner in human rights abuse storm’ 11 February 2020...

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10 February 2020
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Author: Infobae

“Un detallado informe desnudó las graves violaciones a los Derechos Humanos que se cometen en las minas de oro ilegales de Venezuela”...

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10 February 2020

Cambodia: Authorities arrest eight people that are allegedly involved in hiring children to smuggle rice from Cambodia to Thailand

Author: Khmer Times

"Cambodian children detained for rice smuggling at Thai border", 8 February 2020...

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