Freedom of Association

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CISLAC calls on World Bank to adopt labour standard

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the World Bank to adopt a comprehensive labour standard lending requirement in its institutions as those adopted by other multilateral development banks to correct the major weaknesses in ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

How Human Rights Plays a Key Role in Sappi's Sustainability Goals

Sappi takes a very active approach to social responsi¬bility, driving key initiatives in support of our three key stakeholder groups: our employees, our customers and the local communities in which we operate. SOURCE: Sappi Fine Paper North America ... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan: High Court rules in favour of union over violations by Chinese MNCs

The Pakistan Federation of Wood Workers (PFBWW) has scored a major victory in a case filed with the Muzzafarabad High Court in Pakistan. The case pertains to the violation of the right to freedom of association by Chinese consortium, CGGC-CMEC – the contractor ... [Published Building and Wood Worker's International - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Social engineering blights our lives

12 Sep 2014SOCIAL engineering continues to blight the lives of South Africans. It took international sanctions to end Afrikaner nationalist apartheid legislation. What will it take to bring black nationalists to their senses?The current focus on sport ... [Published The Witness - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

This Is How Homophobia Ends

The relatively quiet, undemonstrative and yet decisive moment to allow self-identified gays to march in New York’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade is an almost text-book case of how homophobia can be undermined. There was mercifully no coercion – freedom of ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Political trackers: Recording citizens is intimidation

Regarding Missoulian Saturday, Sept. 5 article, “Where Montana’s U.S. Senate candidates go, ‘trackers’ lurk,” Amanda Curtis was quoted saying: “I was recently at the Labor Day picnic in Great Falls, and he (tracker Brian O’Leary, who works for the Arlington, ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Eastmincom hit for alleged harassment

THE Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU)-Southern Mindanao lambasted the Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) for its alleged harassment on union leaders and members.KMU-Southern Mindanao secretary general Romualdo Basilio, in an email to Sun.Star Davao, blasted ... [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

B.C. schoolchildren can’t wait for a final Charter ruling

Matters of principle can give rise to the most destructive, toxic disputes. That is why the constitutional question at the heart of the virulent conflict between the B.C. government and the B.C. Teachers’ Federation should be dealt with at the slow, deliberate ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

A Tale of Two...Groups That Voluntarily Relinquished their Freedom to Associate

Earlier this week, the organizing committee of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade announced it will permit “Out@NBCUniversal” – a group composed of gay NBC employees – to march in its annual parade under an identifying banner. Many will respond ... [Published Town Hall - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

PML-Q Asks SC to Let Politicians Resolve Deadlock

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) has urged the Supreme Court of Pakistan to let the political parties resolve the ongoing political deadlock.Advocate Sardar Abdul Raziq Khan Monday submitted the PML-Q reply in the apex court, in a petition ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Lagos to prosecute against Ebola victim stigmatization

Lagos - The Lagos State Government has declared its intention to prosecute any person, group or organization that stigmatized a patient who had been treated of the Ebola disease and duly discharged.Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, who made Government’s ... [Published News24 - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Should Catholic Schools Have the Right to Enforce Church Teaching?

The  Washington Post  and  The New Republic  are joining in the effort to shame a private Catholic school for enforcing a “morals” clause in its contract against a woman, apparently a lovely teacher and gym coach, who has decided to have a baby by artificial ... [Published National Review - Sep 09 2014]

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...dealing with these types of issues in today's global supply chains," says Kaisa Hietala, Neste Oil's Executive Vice President, Renewable Products. "If we become aware of issues or problems, we always require our supplier to take corrective action and work with them to develop their operations."
...about the recommendation that children be empowered to "play a key role in protecting themselves and their peers" along with the concept that "children are the drivers of a safe and participatory digital world."

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McGill graduate student wins legal case against... [Published McGill Tribune - 7 hours ago]
Global protest against big brands which don't p... [Published Green Left Weekly - 8 hours ago]
Neste Oil has initiated measures to improve the... [Published EuroInvestor - 9 hours ago]
Engaging with Civil Society [Published groundviews - 11 hours ago]
Labor unions in Comval struggle to secure lives... [Published Davao Today - 15 hours ago]
UN Bringing Child Rights Into the Digital Age [Published Huffington Post - 19 hours ago]
CISLAC calls on World Bank to adopt labour stan... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 20 hours ago]
ITUC wants World Bank to adopt strong labour st... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 22 hours ago]
Student federation struggles to keep members th... [Published Mc Gill Daily - Sep 15 2014]
Hungarian government must end its intimidation ... [Published Noodls - Sep 15 2014]
Sappi : How Human Rights Plays a Key Role in Sa... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 15 2014]
Pakistan: High Court rules in favour of union o... [Published Building and Wood Worker's International - Sep 15 2014]
How Human Rights Plays a Key Role in Sappi's Su... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 15 2014]
Again, Abia PDP rejects Kalu …he is divisive, u... [Published Hallmark News - Sep 15 2014]
Contradicting the Constitution (il)legally [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 14 2014]
Social engineering blights our lives [Published The Witness - Sep 13 2014]
Forest Certification in Question [Published Building and Wood Worker's International - Sep 13 2014]
Gagging of Jubilee pro-referendum rebels is a b... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 13 2014]
It's not just Scotland. Catalonia and Kurdistan... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 13 2014]
(New) City councilors' oppose proposed Lewiston... [Published Klew 3 - Sep 13 2014]
This Is How Homophobia Ends [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 12 2014]
This Is How Homophobia Ends [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 12 2014]
Political trackers: Recording citizens is intim... [Published Ravalli Republic - Sep 12 2014]
UN Human Rights Council Hears Discussion On Rig... [Published Intellectual Property Watch - Sep 12 2014]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS PANEL DISCUSSION ON ... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Sep 12 2014]
In China, human rights lawyer leaves prison, bu... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 12 2014]
Kingdom of Slaves [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Sep 12 2014]
The campus orthodoxy on forbidding many orthodo... [Published Press-Republican Online - Sep 12 2014]
Senate fails to pass campaign spending reform a... [Published The Hawaii Independent - Sep 12 2014]
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Engaging with Civil Society [Published groundviews - 11 hours ago]
Photo courtesy Business Today Recently, the media reported that the Defence Secretary held a meeting in the Defence Ministry with a number of NGOs who had worked with the GOSL and the Commonwealth Foundation on the Peoples” Forum which was part ...
How Human Rights Plays a Key Role in Sappi's Su... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 15 2014]
Sappi takes a very active approach to social responsi¬bility, driving key initiatives in support of our three key stakeholder groups: our employees, our customers and the local communities in which we operate. SOURCE: Sappi Fine Paper North America ...
This Is How Homophobia Ends [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 12 2014]
The relatively quiet, undemonstrative and yet decisive moment to allow self-identified gays to march in New York’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade is an almost text-book case of how homophobia can be undermined. There was mercifully no coercion – freedom ...
Sunila Abeysekera Commemoration: Speech by Nima... [Published groundviews - Sep 09 2014]
State Responsibility to Protect Human Rights Defenders Sunila Abeysekera Commemoration, September 9th 2014 We as individual human rights activists, as well as  the human rights community as a whole greatly miss Sunila today. As we struggle ...
Guess who predicted the anti-Christian discrimi... [Published RedState Blog - Sep 08 2014]
A couple of weeks ago, an article appeared in Christianity Today which re-ignited the interest in the Vanderbilt University policy change in 2011 which removed official student group standing from Christian campus organizations such as the Intervarsity ...
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