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Libya: Launching an initiative to strengthen professional solidarity between journalists

By   /  July 15, 2017  /  English, Environment, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Libya: Launching an initiative to strengthen professional solidarity between journalists

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: Libya: Launching an initiative to strengthen professional solidarity between journalists The first consultative meeting between Libyan journalists aiming at strengthening professional solidarity has just concluded.  This initiative was launched by the IFJ in cooperation with the Federation of Arab Journalists (FAJ). The meeting was held in […]

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Somalia : IFJ warns new media bill risks damaging free expression

By   /  July 15, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Somalia : IFJ warns new media bill risks damaging free expression

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: Somalia : IFJ warns new media bill risks damaging free expression The Somali Council of Ministers yesterday adopted a new media Bill but journalists have criticised a number of its provisions considered as repressive on press freedom. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate […]

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New wave of fines for Belarusian journalists

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  Asia Pacific Region, English, Europe, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on New wave of fines for Belarusian journalists

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Reporters Without Borders – Headline: New wave of fines for Belarusian journalists The latest victims include Kastus Zhukouski, who was fined 1,150 roubles (510 euros) on 11 July on a charge of working for a foreign media outlet without accreditation with the ministry of foreign affairs. This was the 26th […]

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South Sudan: MSF strongly condemns the armed robbery of its clinic

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  English, Environment, Human Rights, Medecins Sans Frontieres, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on South Sudan: MSF strongly condemns the armed robbery of its clinic

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Médecins Sans Frontières – Headline: South Sudan: MSF strongly condemns the armed robbery of its clinic Robin Meldrum The inpatient department of MSF’s clinic in Pibor. Juba — An armed robbery occurred at an MSF clinic in Pibor, South Sudan, during the early morning hours on Thursday, 13 July. Médecins […]

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Tesco publicly commits to Detox its textile production, as retailers start tackling throw-away fashion

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  English, Greenpeace, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, toxics  /  Comments Off on Tesco publicly commits to Detox its textile production, as retailers start tackling throw-away fashion

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Greenpeace – Headline: Tesco publicly commits to Detox its textile production, as retailers start tackling throw-away fashion Hamburg, 14 July 2017 – Tesco, one of the world’s largest retailers has today announced they will immediately begin the process of eliminating hazardous chemicals from the supply chain of their garment brand […]

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Politicians left lagging behind as Woolworths bans single-use plastic bags

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  Asia Pacific Region, English, Greenpeace, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, oceans, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Politicians left lagging behind as Woolworths bans single-use plastic bags

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Greenpeace – Headline: Politicians left lagging behind as Woolworths bans single-use plastic bags Press release – 13 July, 2017 July 14, 2017: Greenpeace Australia Pacific welcomes today’s decision by Woolworths to completely phase out single-use plastic bags by June, 2018. The supermarket giant today announced they would no longer offer […]

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RSF accuses China of “murder by lack of care” in Liu Xiaobo’s death

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  Asia Pacific Region, China, English, Human Rights, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on RSF accuses China of “murder by lack of care” in Liu Xiaobo’s death

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Reporters Without Borders – Headline: RSF accuses China of “murder by lack of care” in Liu Xiaobo’s death The embodiment of resistance to oppression and the fight for free speech in China, Liu Xiaobo died today, less than three weeks after the announcement that he had been moved from a […]

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Employer refuses to pay compensation despite legal ruling

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Russia  /  Comments Off on Employer refuses to pay compensation despite legal ruling

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: Employer refuses to pay compensation despite legal ruling 13.07.2017 Despite the union winning a lawsuit against Russia’s largest car manufacturer AvtoVAZ, 1,100 workers have yet to receive their compensation for three years’ work in harmful conditions.  On 19 June, IndustriALL Global Union affiliate the Interregional Trade Union […]

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Paraguay: persecución sindical a periodistas

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Paraguay: persecución sindical a periodistas

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: Paraguay: persecución sindical a periodistas Tres periodistas de Unicanal fueron despedidos/as por desarrollar actividades sindicales en defensa de los derechos de los trabajadores y trabajadoras del medio. El pasado 6 de julio, en un hecho de manifiesta persecución sindical, los periodistas Héctor Rodríguez, Alberto Núñez, así […]

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PPP: Corporations divert UN agenda, claims civil society report

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  China, English, Global Unions, Human Rights, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on PPP: Corporations divert UN agenda, claims civil society report

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: PPP: Corporations divert UN agenda, claims civil society report “The proponents of privatization and public-private partnerships (PPPs) present the state as impoverished and unfit to deliver, leaving the private sector as the only way to provide the necessary means for implementing the SDGs”. But “PPPs can […]

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Sept journalistes toujours emprisonnés au Cameroun

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Sept journalistes toujours emprisonnés au Cameroun

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: Sept journalistes toujours emprisonnés au Cameroun Sept journalistes sont toujours incarcérés à Yaoundé alors que le pays connaît de graves tensions. La Fédération internationale des Journalistes (FIJ), première organisation mondiale des journalistes avec ses 600.000 membres, soutient son affilié le Syndicat National des Journalistes du Cameroun (SNJC). […]

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Cross-border parcel delivery Regulation rejected by the European Parliament

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  English, Europe, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Cross-border parcel delivery Regulation rejected by the European Parliament

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: Cross-border parcel delivery Regulation rejected by the European Parliament On 11 July 2017, the TRAN Committee of the European Parliament rejected the Cross-border parcel delivery Regulation proposal. The EPP in the transport committee voted down the compromise proposals put forward by the Socialists and Democrats that […]

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