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Congolese government fails to enforce law on conflict minerals

Congolese government fails to enforce law on conflict minerals

Nov 11, 2016

While the Democratic Republic of Congo has had a law on due diligence with respect to conflict minerals for four years now, the government fails to enforce the rules, according to Global Witness.

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ISHR 2017 training for human rights defenders: now open for applicants!

ISHR 2017 training for human rights defenders: now open for applicants!

Nov 09, 2016

The International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) is calling for applications for its flagship Human Rights Defenders Advocacy Program in 2017 - the extensive training programme for human rights defenders.

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Open letter to Samsung: safety first

Open letter to Samsung: safety first

Nov 08, 2016

Today, the Good Electronics network responded to Samsung’s apology to US-based consumers and investors in an open letter calling on the newly appointed Vice Chairman Mr. Jae-Yong Lee to show the same concern for Samsung’s South Korean workers who are seriously ill or have died due to exposure to chemicals from making Samsung’s smartphones and other electronic devices.

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Hong Kong labor organizations: Free Meng Han and drop all charges against Guangdong labor rights activists! (Updated November 4)

Hong Kong labor organizations: Free Meng Han and drop all charges against Guangdong labor rights activists! (Updated November 4)

Oct 28, 2016

Hong Kong labour organizations are calling for the release of labour activist Meng Han, who will stand trial on November 3. Meng has been actively supporting workers in Guangdong in standing up for their rights.

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Lee Jae-yong joins Samsung's board of directors

Lee Jae-yong joins Samsung's board of directors

Oct 28, 2016

Lee Jae-yong has joined the board of directors of Samsung Electronics. Getting to the bottom of the Galaxy Note 7 failure will likely be one of his first responsibilities.

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