Freedom of Association

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Freedom of Association
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Mpofu's role in Marikana case is questionable

of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry, there has been a lot of developments, including that representatives of the families are playing an active role in party politics.Mpofu's role in the commission is conflicted as a member of the Economic Freedom Fighters ... [Published Sunday World South Africa - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Rio Tinto criticised at AGM over sustainability and worker deaths

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 ByForty-one workers, including 33 Indonesian gold miners, died in an accident that allegedly could have been avoided. Rio Tinto said that the mine was “ far from perfection ”.The Grasberg mine in Indonesia is also at the centre ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

There are no human rights on a dead planet

Yesterday I spoke at the International Association of Democratic Lawyers congress in Brussels. In the audience there were over 500 hundred progressive lawyers from over 50 countries. Many of these lawyers focus on human rights issues. I called on the ... [Published Greenpeace news - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP TO CLOSE OVER ‘FOREIGN AGENT’ LABEL

The St. Petersburg TimesPublished: April 16, 2014 (Issue # 1806)The Constitutional Court, based in St. Petersburg, has upheld the controversial law requiring some nongovernmental organizations with foreign funding to register as “foreign agents,” while ... [Published St. Petersburg Times Russia - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Union PAC donations, not names, ordered released

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania's open records agency says the state government has to disclose the amounts of donations to political action committees that are taken directly out of public-sector union workers' paychecks, but the donors' names shouldn't ... [Published Centre Daily Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

EU must stand firm on civil society and human rights in Belarus

“There will be No Maidan in Minsk”(President Lukashenko, talking to the Belarusian Army leadership in Minsk on 23 February 2014  [ 1 ] )Brussels, 31 March 2014In contrast to 2012, which was marked by the broadening of sanctions, diplomatic frictions and ... [Published Fidh - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

EU partners adopt social clause

Workers’ organisation ETF and representatives from Europêche and Cogeca has adopted a revised social clause to be included in Sustainable Fisheries Agreements (SFAs) with third countries.The newly-adopted clause refers to labour and standards of social ... [Published World Fishing - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

‘How Jonathan can make himself one of Nigeria’s greatest presidents’

Ebere Onwudiwe, political scientist and professor of political economy, is the executive director of the Ken Nnamani Centre for Leadership and Development in Abuja, Nigeria. He spoke to GORDI UDEAJAH on some national issues, including the national conference, ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

- Bahraini civil society Freedom of association must be respected for dialogue to be possible

The undersigned civil society organizations would like to first express gratitude for the important role that the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has and continues to play in ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Increased attacks against workers in Swaziland

We have been informed that the Municipal Council of Manzini has prohibited a planned protest action on 12 April 2014. TUCOSWA is aiming to draw attention to the fact that the King’s Proclamation, which was adopted on 12 April 1973 and essentially introduced ... [Published International Trade Union Confederation - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ban on sympathy strikes does not infringe article 11 freedom of association (ECtHR)

In RMT v United Kingdom (application no 31045/10) the European Court of Human Rights ruled on whether the UK's rules on ballot notices and the ban on secondary industrial action breached Article 11 of the Convention. ... [Published Practical Law Company - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Memorandum to Mine Employers - Department of Mineral Resources - Department Labour and the South African Police Service [press release]

(Congress of South African Trade Unions/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX News Network) -- The Congress of South African Trade Unions and its affiliates together with the community are gathered here as progressive structures representing the interest ... [Published PredictWallStreet - Apr 10 2014]

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...Commissioner Füle said: "The latest developments in Ukraine show that the notion of Europe whole and free, based on the shared commitment to human rights and freedoms, democracy, and the rulerule of law, as well as freedom and sovereignty of all the European states, their right to choose their own destiny, and their freedom of association, - is being challenged in an extremely serious and dangerous way."
...She said to him, you might be wondering why as a trade unionist I'm so concerned about the climate. That's because "there are no jobs, decent or indecent, on a dead planet." As my good friend, Richard Harvey, one of the organisers of this Congress, rightly points out; there are no human rights on a dead planet...
"There were not more than 100 protesters, but there were probably three times as many police" said Kamal Benkoussa, who is supporting Barakat ("Enough" in Arabic), a civil society movement established in early 2014 to campaign against Boutefl...
Update 04/11 1:20pm: Lisa White, a spokeswoman for the Canada Border Services Agency told LifeSiteNews.com, "What I can say is very limited. Essentially, because of the Privacy Act, the CBSA cannot confirm or deny whether any one person has sought entry into Canada." She said LaBarbera's next avenue for appeal would be the federal court

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Mpofu's role in Marikana case is questionable [Published Sunday World South Africa - 2 hours ago]
Rio Tinto criticised at AGM over sustainability... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - 7 hours ago]
Daily News of 2014-04-16 [Published European Commission - 9 hours ago]
There are no human rights on a dead planet [Published Greenpeace news - 13 hours ago]
There are no human rights on a dead planet [Published The Greenpeace weblog - 13 hours ago]
Union PAC donations, not names, ordered released [Published Centre Daily Times - Apr 15 2014]
Activists push for release of jailed trade unio... [Published Morning Star Online - Apr 15 2014]
HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP TO CLOSE OVER ‘FOREIGN AGENT... [Published St. Petersburg Times Russia - Apr 15 2014]
Rio Tinto stands far from real sustainability [Published Industriall Union - Apr 15 2014]
There Are No Human Rights on a Dead Planet [Published Huffington Post - Apr 15 2014]
Zimbabwe still a country of concern, says FCO [Published The Zimbabwean - Apr 15 2014]
EU must stand firm on civil society and human r... [Published Fidh - Apr 15 2014]
Russia: Constitutional Court upholds "foreign a... [Published Ifex - Apr 14 2014]
NLRB strikes again: discourteous or inappropria... [Published Lexology - Apr 14 2014]
U.S. Pro-Family Leader Detained by Canadian Aut... [Published New American - Apr 14 2014]
EU partners adopt social clause [Published World Fishing - Apr 14 2014]
Young Pregnant Pro-Life Woman Manhandled at Pro... [Published LifeNews.com - Apr 14 2014]
Akwapim North District: Teachers Grow Wild Over... [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 14 2014]
Time to repeal oppressive decrees against lawye... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 14 2014]
Pheto resigns as BDP suspends him [Published Mmegi Online - Apr 14 2014]
Clive Palmer Defends Pensions & Highlights Achi... [Published View News - Apr 14 2014]
‘How Jonathan can make himself one of Nigeria’s... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Apr 14 2014]
135th anniversary of Bulgarian constitutionalism [Published BNR - Apr 13 2014]
Bouteflika win likely in Algeria amid dissent [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 13 2014]
Perspective: Why I voted for right-to-work [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Letters to the editor: U.S. foreign policy ques... [Published Erie Times-News - Apr 13 2014]
‘Buying’ and ‘selling’ as a concept in democracy [Published Daily Nation - Apr 13 2014]
Two weeks to push for greater recognition of ou... [Published Gender IT - Apr 12 2014]
ILO to take up Nepalese migrants issue with Qatar [Published Business Standard India - Apr 12 2014]
- Bahraini civil society Freedom of association... [Published Big News Network - Apr 12 2014]
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There are no human rights on a dead planet [Published Greenpeace news - 13 hours ago]
Yesterday I spoke at the International Association of Democratic Lawyers congress in Brussels. In the audience there were over 500 hundred progressive lawyers from over 50 countries. Many of these lawyers focus on human rights issues. I called on the ...
There are no human rights on a dead planet [Published The Greenpeace weblog - 13 hours ago]
Yesterday I spoke at the International Association of Democratic Lawyers congress in Brussels. In the audience there were over 500 hundred progressive lawyers from over 50 countries. Many of these lawyers focus on human rights issues. I called on the ...
What are the moral limits of freedom of associa... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 09 2014]
The fickle Gods of peer review have directed me to turn my critical eye toward this article . Wellman defends the possibility of highly restrictive immigration policy, up to and including, potentially, rejecting any and all legitimate political refugees, ...
Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Case on on Gay We... [Published Right Wing News blog - Apr 09 2014]
Who needs freedom of association, anyway?The Supreme Court declined Monday to decide if a New Mexico wedding photographer was within her rights when she refused to work at a same-sex ceremony.The denial leaves standing a decision by the state’s highest ...
European Court of Human Rights: Hungary Breache... [Published WSJ.com: Emerging Europe Real Time - Apr 08 2014]
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Hungary breached the freedom of religion and the freedom of association when stripped minor religious groups of their status as churches. ...
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