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Author: International Commission of Jurists
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Cambodia & Asia: Garment workers face destitution as Covid-19 causes factories closure; labour groups demand brands take responsibility
Author: Annie Kelly, The Guardian
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Major apparel brands delay & cancel orders in response to pandemic, risking livelihoods of millions of garment workers in their supply chains
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Cambodia: Cambodian, Thai and Vietnamese stakeholders urge Xayaburi hydropower developer to share information on its hydropower plant in northern Laos
Author: Vida Taing, Khmer Times
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