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"No Matter What the Result, We Will Continue to Resist," Says Mexican Electrical Workers Union Leader
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corporate corruption, conflict, freedoms, government, politics, privatization, Unions, Workers )

Kit
- 785 days ago - truth-out.org
Our organization is the oldest democratic union in Mexico. The Mexican Electrical Workers Union [SME by its Spanish initials] was founded in 1914 when the armies of Emiliano Zapata took Mexico City. Our founders saw that the peasant insurrection would->
Bangladesh: Investigate Aminul's Murder ACTION
World  (tags: world, violence, human rights, corruption, Bangladesh, workers )

Nancy
- 833 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Aminul Islam was found murdered a few days ago. His body bore signs of brutal torture. All evidence points to the likelihood of action by Bangladeshi security forces in retaliation for his support of garment workers' right to organize. Join us in demandi
Walmart: Stand Up Against Torture of Labor Leaders ACTION
World  (tags: Bangledesh, workers, human rights, world, labor, Codes of Conduct )

Nancy
- 949 days ago - action.laborrights.org
As the largest buyer of Bangladeshi garments, Walmart must ensure Bangladeshi garment workers do not need to fear retaliation for speaking up for their rights.
Fukushima Workers Risk Radiation to Feed Families
World  (tags: working conditions at Fukushima reactor, Japan, workers, rights, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, news, asia, ethics, government, interesting, world )

Cal
- 1041 days ago - spiegel.de
Since the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, the power plant's operator TEPCO has relied on temporary workers to help bring the reactors under control. Many of the workers, whose radiation levels are measured daily, say they are not doing the work for Japan,
JAPAN: Fukushima Blows Lid Off Exploited Labour
World  (tags: world, Japan, workers, nuclear workers, news, politics, interesting, society )

Cal
- 1058 days ago - ipsnews.net
The Fukushima disaster has thrown up the first opportunity in decades to bring justice to thousands of unskilled workers who risk radioactive contamination to keep Japan's nuclear power plants running.
After 17 Days, Trapped Chilean Miners Send Note They're Alive
World  (tags: Chilean miners, alive, Chile, mine, underground, workers )

Anna
- 1435 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Thirty-three miners trapped underground in Chile sent a note on Sunday saying they are alive, raising hopes for the first time in the nearly three weeks since the mine collapsed, but officials cautioned it could take months to rescue the workers.
Egypt Discovers Workers' Tombs Near Pyramids
World  (tags: Egypt, pyramids, workers, tombs, burial sites, humans )

Tonya
- 1659 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Burial sites are next to king, suggesting laborers were paid and not slaves
Mexican Power Workers Take on Government
World  (tags: Mexico, Calderon, capitalism, fascism, neo-liberal, neo-liberalism, neoliberal, neoliberalism, privatisation, privatization, companies, company, corporation, corporations, workers, workers' rights, workers rights, HumanRights, humanrights, solidarity )

Simon
- 1717 days ago - greenleft.org.au
6,000 police & soldiers occupied Central Light & Power Company of Mexico offices in October. Rightwing President Felipe Calderon then illegally liquidated the company & its union, the SME, leaving 44,000 workers unemployed. Huge demonstrations - join us!
Spiegel Interview With Honduras President Manuel Zelaya
World  (tags: Honduras, Zelaya, President Zelaya, Chavez, UnitedNations, Venezuela, Latin America, OAS, u.s., usa, cover-up, coup, coup d'etat, military, bourgeoisie, capitalism, proletariat, working class, workers, constitution, referendum, democracy, fascism )

Simon
- 1819 days ago - spiegel.de
"The military in Honduras has only 7,000 men. If we were to take up arms, we would quickly drive away those few soldiers. But we want to unseat the regime in a peaceful and honorable way..There should be [a trial of the coupmakers] to discourage copycats"
Peruvian Government Attacks Violently Civilian Protestors in Southern Peru
World  (tags: Peru, workers, corporations, civilians bombed )


- 2228 days ago - peruanista.blogspot.com
Peru bombed striking miners on behalf of an American/Mexican owned mining corporation. You may have to scroll down a bit on the site to read the story and see the accompanying videos.
Aid Workers Sexually Abusing Children in War Zones and Disaster Areas
World  (tags: sexual, sexually, abuse, abusing, aid, workers, children, child, welfare, war, disaster, sudan, ivory coast, save the children, organization, charity )

Dianne
- 2253 days ago - metro.co.uk
Many aid workers are sexually abusing children they have been sent to help, a leading charity claims today. One aid worker on the Ivory Coast told Save The Children: 'Many agencies working here feel they are beyond reproach.'
Triton Crew's Jobs Reinstated - Australia
World  (tags: australia, customs, unions, workers, reinstated, darwin, good news, jobs )

Chrissy
- 2367 days ago - abc.net.au
The sacked crew of the Triton Customs boat that has been docked in Darwin for a week has been reinstated to their jobs. The seafarers have now ended their week-long occupation of the ship.
Protest Violence Spreads in Chilean Capital, 750 Arrested :
World  (tags: world, Chile, politics, workers, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights )

Madalena
- 2523 days ago - snipurl.com
The protest was called by Chile's largest labor federation to demand better conditions for workers frustrated that they haven't received a greater share of the nation's economic boom.
   

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