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18 June 2020

Lesotho: 50,000 garment workers secure unpaid wages from COVID-19 lockdown following strike

Author: Tula Connell, Solidarity Center

"LESOTHO GARMENT WORKERS STRIKE, WIN BACK PAY", 17 June 2020...

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8 June 2020

Africa: Covid-19 pandemic-related economic pressure could compromise media outlets' independence & freedom of expression

Author: AFP

"Virus crisis piles pressure on African media"...

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31 March 2020

Lesotho: Union demands reinstatement for unlawfully dismissed employees, not compensation

Author: Nkheli Liphoto, MENAFN

‘700 factory workers out in the cold’ 24 March 2020...

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2 March 2020

Lesotho: Medical cannabis producer in court on allegations of unfair dismissal, incl. company response

Workers who were dismissed on 17 September 2019 by medical cannabis producer, MG Health after embarking on what the company said was an illegal strike to protest the company’s failure to address their demands for better working conditions have applied...

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2 March 2020

MG Health Response

Author: MG Health

MG Health's response

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Article
4 February 2020

Lesotho: Ex-employees of cannabis producer allege unfair labour practises in court papers

Author: Bereng Mpaki, Lesotho Times

‘Ex-Medigrow workers apply for default judgement’ 4 February 2020...

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Article
17 October 2019

"Why human rights activists should work with companies – not just fight them"

Author: Regan Ralph, The Fund for Global Human Rights, in openDemocracy

...The rising tide of hostility to human rights, often spearheaded by authoritarian governments, has swept across the globe in recent years, with devastating consequences on rights and freedoms, and the people who defend them. The international...

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15 October 2019

Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition's report raises serious allegation of human rights abuse; incl. co non-response

A report recently published by the Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition alleges that up to today brutal human rights abuses, including killings, torture and sexual violence, continue to occur in certain diamond mining areas on the African...

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4 September 2019

Lesotho: Women's rights alliance group pressures Taiwanese factory into pact to end gender-based sexual harassment & violence at its plants

Author: Mark Gruenberg, Peoplesworld (USA)

‘Groups force Lesotho clothing factories owner to end gender-based violence’ 3 September 2019...

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4 September 2019

So. Africa: Gold mining companies issue notice on compensation of miners exposed to dangerous dust since 1965

Author: Pindula News, (Zimbabwe)

‘SA Gold Mines Announce Compensation For Mineworkers Employed From 1965 Onward’ 1 September 2019...

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