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END HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN ASSAM
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, corruption, humanrights, humans, society, asia, ethics, media, news, abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, debt, economy, government, labor, law, money, SustainableDevelopment, society, politics, investments, in )

Wendy
- 117 days ago - walkfree.org
Be really clear we are not accusing Tata Global Beverages of trafficking girls from Assam to be held in situations of modern slavery. We are, however, concerned that Tata Global Beverages is engaged in a labour scheme via Amalgamated Plantation...
Take Action:You Strike, You Settle, You Get Arrested
Business  (tags: humanrights, humans, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, government, society, money, law, labor, business, corporate, abuse )

JL
- 182 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
Fiji: Hotel strike declared illegal, union leaders jailed
Help Us Collect Our Taxes -- African MPs
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, ethics, death, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, unitednations, UnitedNations, world, society, politics, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, debt, economy, finance, money, lies, investors, oil, usa, worl )

JL
- 242 days ago - devex.com
Multinational corporations doing business in Africa are finding it all too easy to circumvent taxation -- and that loss of tax revenue just makes countries even more dependent on foreign aid.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Coke, Pepsi and ABF to Show Zero Tolerance for Land Grabs.
Business  (tags: world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, society, business )

Beverly
- 302 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Tell Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods to make sure their sugar doesn't lead to land grabs.
Video: Animated Guide to Land Grabs
Business  (tags: world, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, asia, middle-east, humanrights, society, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, finance, money, sustainabledevelopment, world )

JL
- 333 days ago - youtube.com
This great little animation explains how families are being unfairly evicted from their land and left with no way to grow food or earn a living as a result of big land deals in poor countries.
Colombia Uprising: Is This What 'Free Trade' Looks Like?
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, news, usa, violence, society, world, americans, business, abuse, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, farming, investors, labo )

JL
- 335 days ago - citizen.typepad.com
Colombian farmers are dumping tons of oranges onto highways. Roadways have been blocked throughout the country. Hundreds of thousands of Colombian protestors are risking rubber bullets and even live ammunition to take to the streets. Is this what "f
Take Action:Peru: Civil Service Act Threatens Trade Union Rights
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, politics, society, ethics, law, labor, business, corporate )

JL
- 358 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
Peru's new Civil Service Law aims to smash the power of the country's public sector unions. The law has already been passed by the country's Congress, and if it is approved by President Humala it will:
Bangladesh: Security Forces Kill Protesters
Business  (tags: death, police, politics, murder, media, law, news, violence, society, safety, sadness, rights, humans, government, interesting, freedoms, ethics, culture, crime, women, child, UnitedNations, HumanRights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict )

Robert
- 362 days ago - hrw.org
Unless the government takes firm action to rein in the security forces, there is going to be a lot more blood on the streets before the year is over. "Bangladesh's reputation is at stake, and all responsible leaders should counsel calm, avoidance of vio
"Slavery Is Still Going on in America": Blumenthal Calls to Extend Whistleblower Protections for H-2B Guest Workers,
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, world, humanrights, HumanRights, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, money, usa )

JL
- 395 days ago - citizenvox.org
Many guest workers experience harsh working conditions that most Americans might expect to find in developing countries, but would be surprised to see in the US--and these workers lack the right to blow the whistle when they suffer illegal abuse or mistr
Did a Slave Process the Shrimp in Your Scampi?
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, children, freedoms, ethics, society, humanrights, usa, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, cover-up, Entrepreneurs, farming, marketing, labor, politics, investments )

JL
- 408 days ago - motherjones.com
Twenty years ago, most of our shrimp came from domestic wild fisheries. Today, we import 90 percent of it, almost all of it farmed.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Nestle Company: Stop Child Slave Labor In West Africa
Business  (tags: world, politics, children, child labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, ethics, environment, dishonesty, corporate, abuse, law, politics, society, news, money )

Cal
- 415 days ago - change.org
There are no current local laws that prohibit children from working in fair and safe conditions. Having children forced to work in horrible and treacherous conditions prevents them from being able to receive any education, which increases poverty in thes
BAD BUSINESS: The Bitter Taste of Liberia's Palm Oil Plantations
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, world, SustainableDevelopment, environment, ethics, dishonesty, corporate, politics, labor, government, corruption, sustainabledevelopment, economy )

Cal
- 429 days ago - ipsnews.net
Rights organisations here, such as the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) Liberia, which works to raise awareness and increase public participation in natural resources sectors, believe the government should go beyond mere words and do the right thin
UN Working Group: Business Obligations Include Well-Being of Workers
Business  (tags: humanrights, humans, ethics, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, usa, UnitedNations, unitednations, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, humans, investing, investments, investors, law, lies, marketing, mone )

JL
- 432 days ago - theinterdependent.com
The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse highlights the need for businesses to follow the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, writes Z.P. Heller.The principles say that businesses have an obligation to protect the well-being of
Mozilla to Take Legal Action Against Spy Tech Firm Over
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, humanrights, government, ethics, society, politics, world, technology, business, consumers, dishonesty, corruption, marketing, society )

JL
- 452 days ago - slate.com
Mozilla, the maker of the Firefox browser, is well-known for battling online tracking.Now it's set to launch a fresh privacy-protecting offensive: taking on a controversial surveillance company that has been accused of selling spyware to authoritarian re
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Is Fighting for the Right of Oil, Gas and Mining Corporations to Keep Payments to Foreign Governmen
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, corruption, government, HumanRights, humanrights, society, world, middle-east, africa, asia, usa, oil, money, marketing, cover-up, business, abuse, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, investments, law, lies, societ )

JL
- 459 days ago - citizenvox.org
A federal court is considering an industry challenge to a rule recently adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that would require certain oil, gas and mining companies to disclose payments made to foreign governments.
 

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