“Overworked & exposed” report highlights the perils of short-term contracts in Cambodia and Myanmar

A recent report co-authored by the Center for Alliance of Labor and Human Rights (Central), Cambodia; Action Labor Rights (ALR), Myanmar; and Future In Our Hands, Norway highlights the pervasiveness of short-term contracts and gender-based discrimination in the garment industry in Cambodia and Myanmar. Through in-depth interviews and group discussions with workers, the report presents the working conditions of female workers with consistent issues of sexual harassment, excessive overtime, personal safety and lack of access to basic labour rights.

La CIDH expresa su preocupación por la represión en Nicaragua

El 5 de abril, la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) dio a conocer una declaración sobre la continuada crisis en Nicaragua, condenando la persistencia de los arrestos arbitrarios, la agresión hacia las personas privadas de su libertad, la negativa a reestablecer el estatus legal de varias organizaciones, y la prevención de la protesta social, todo lo cual se está dando en medio de negociaciones entre el gobierno y la Alianza Civil por la Justicia y la Democracia

IACHR expresses concern for ongoing repression in Nicaragua

On April 5, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) released a statement on the continuing crisis in Nicaragua, condemning the persistence of arbitrary arrests, aggression toward people deprived of their liberty, the refusal to reestablish several organizations’ legal status, and the prevention of social protest – all of which are taking place alongside the negotiations between the government and the Civil Alliance for Justice and Democracy.

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