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12 February 2020

Thailand: Intl. seafood buyers urge govt. to stay strong in transition towards ethical & sustainable fishing sector

Global retailers and buyers sourcing seafood from Thailand have called on the government to safeguard major reforms in the fishing industry amidst fears of back-tracking. Signatories of an open letter to the Thai government, which include Aldi, Lidl,...

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10 February 2020

Cambodia: NGOs and lower Mekong countries raise concerns over Laos' planned dam construction in Luang Prabang

Author: Narin Sun, VOA

"Local NGOs, Lower Mekong Countries Raise Concerns Over Planned Dam in Luang Prabang", 7 February 2020...

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15 January 2020

Holding Companies to Account: Momentum Builds for Corporate Human Rights Duties

Author: Juliane Kippenberg & Komala Ramachandra, Human Rights Watch

In 2020, you should be watching for... a growing trend of national legislatures requiring companies to live up to their responsibilities to workers, communities, and the environment....

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14 January 2020
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Author: Juliane Kippenberg & Komala Ramachandra, Human Rights Watch

Im Neuen Jahr sollten Sie besonders auf eine wichtige Entwicklung achten: In immer mehr Ländern könnte es nationale Gesetze geben, die die Verantwortung von Unternehmen gegenüber Arbeitern, Gemeinden und der Umwelt einfordern....

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14 January 2020
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Author: OIT

« La contribution d'un protocole de l'OIT à la lutte contre le travail forcé dans la pêche thaïlandaise », 6 janvier 2020...

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7 January 2020

Human Rights at Sea calls for immediate end to exploitative recruitment fees for seafarers & fishers

Author: Human Rights at Sea

“Ending Exploitative Recruitment Fees for Seafarers and Fishers - Press Release”, 2 January 2020...

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7 January 2020
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La situation à Gabès a été décrite par les militants locaux et la société civile comme une bataille quotidienne contre la pollution par les phosphates, principalement émise par le Groupe chimique tunisien (GCT). La pollution a été liée aux problèmes d...

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6 January 2020
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Author: African Manager

« WWF : Un forum sur l’économie bleue, du 10 au 12 janvier 2020, à Gabès », 6 janvier 2020...

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18 December 2019

Pacific: Human Rights at Sea case studies on alleged human rights abuses in the fishing industry

Case studies by Human Rights at Sea narrate the occurrence of alleged human rights abuses in the Pacific fishing industry.

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15 December 2019

Myanmar: Legislators urge investigation of alleged human rights violations in raft-fishing

Author: Myat Thura, Myanmar Times

"Myanmar lawmaker seeks investigation of raft-fishing business", 15 December 2019 A Pyithu Hluttaw (Lower House) legislator has sought an investigation of the alleged human rights violations in the raft-fishing business in Pyapon district of Ayeyarwad...

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