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27 March 2020

Middle East & No. Africa: Unions educate workers on rights during the Covid-19 outbreak and push for fair treatment

Author: Tula Connell, Solidarity Center

"Covid-19: Unions mobilize across Middle East/ No. Africa," 24 Mar 2020...

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26 March 2020
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Author: Isabelle Delforge, CCFd-Terre Solidaire (France)

« En Indonésie, rencontre avec des pêcheuses qui luttent contre la privatisation de leur île », 12 mars 2020...

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12 March 2020
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Izabella Bontempo, militante do Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens afirma que mulheres são as mais afetadas pelos desastres das barragens de Mariana e Brumadinho. A barragem de Mariana pertencia à Samarco, joint venture da Vale e BHP. A barragem de...

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11 March 2020

Uganda: Local communities claim they are not benefiting from Green Resources' subsidiary's carbon credit initiative; incl. company's comments

Author: Annika McGinnis, InfoNile

“Trapped in the Buffer Zone: Uganda Forest Communities Cast Aside in the Fight Against Climate Change”...

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5 March 2020
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Author: Mateus Parreiras, Estado de Minas Gerais (Brazil)

"Muro é última barreira para proteger moradores de rompimentos de barragens em Minas - Vale termina este mês a construção da segunda de três contenções monumentais para reter onda de rejeitos, caso barragens em estado crítico se rompam. Degradação...

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5 March 2020
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Author: Mayara Paixão, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

"Aprendizado: o drama de bebês criados em oficinas de costura-Com pais submetidos a jornadas exaustivas e desumanas, crianças ficam sem supervisão e sofrem acidentes de trabalho; casos chegam a 50 por ano, mas são subnotificados. Falta de estímulos...

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22 February 2020

New Zealand: UN special rapporteur attributes housing crisis to Govt. entrusting housing largely to private property owners & investors

Author: Otago Daily Times

"NZ housing shortage a 'human rights crisis'", 20 February 2020...

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18 February 2020

Australia: Farms workers of fruit & vegetable grower Costa are found living in 'slum-like conditions'

Author: Katri Uibu & Erin Cooper, ABC News

"Dozens of farm workers found living in five-bedroom building in Latrobe in Tasmania's north", 7 February 2020...

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12 February 2020

UAE: Construction companies allegedly polluting canals with site waste

Author: Gillian Duncan, The National (UAE)

"Construction companies still pumping waste into the water in al Raha," 8 Feb 2020...

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7 February 2020

ILO & IOE compliance guide developed to protect Middle East construction workers

In January 2020, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Organisation for Employers (IOE) jointly released a guidance tool intended to support actors involved in the Middle East construction industry to develop policies and...

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