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Author: Human Rights Watch
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[PDF] EU-Russia Civil Society Forum demands an end to persecution of ecological activists in the host region of the Winter Olympics 2014
Author: EU-Russia Civil Society Forum
...Dmitrii Shevchenko, the deputy coordinator of a member organisation of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, “Ecological Watch in the North Caucasus” (EcoWatch), was detained at Krasnodar airport...The activist was kept in the police station in the...
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Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
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Author: Radio Prague
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Author: Simeon Kerr, Financial Times
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[DOC] Unpaid salaries: Adaptation by business to economic crisis or absence of political will? [Ukraine]
Author: Ukrainian Trade Union Federation
[Original article in Ukrainian; title translation, and following summary of the article's key points, provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre] During the last three months, unpaid salaries have significantly increased in Ukraine. On 1...