Thailand’s fishing industry has long been dogged by allegations of abuses. The country is under further international scrutiny this week as a team of UN experts undertake their first visit to examine human rights in a wide range of businesses in Thailand, including the fishing and seafood sectors.
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Nearly 100 international and national rights groups urged the Thai Pineapple Industry Association (TPIA) in an open letter to pressure Natural Fruit, a Thai pineapple processing company, to drop criminal[…]
Burma’s parliament has announced it will ratify the International Labour Organization’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour on 18 December, exactly one year after signing.
Opposition groups say Burmese government must enact legislation that protects workers, as 30 labuor activists remain behind bars
Trade union coalition in Burma complains that the ruling junta is failing to abide by domestic law as it continues to imprison labour activists
Apr 8, 2008 (DVB), Letters written to the 88 Generation Students' Open Heart campaign last year reflect the wide-ranging abuses by Burmese authorities and illustrate the need for urgent action,[…]