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Samsung’s China Labor Problems Persist - Korea Real Time - WSJ

Samsung’s China Labor Problems Persist - Korea Real Time - WSJ | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Samsung Electronics Co.’s latest sustainability report, published Monday, is a rare look inside the operations of the company. Among the takeaways: Samsung is still struggling with poor labor conditions at its Chinese suppliers.
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Court upholds French full veil ban

Court upholds French full veil ban | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
The European Court of Human Rights upholds France's ban on wearing the Muslim full-face veil or niqab.
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One Woman's Heartbreaking Story Reveals Just How Awful Our Health Care System Is for Veterans

One Woman's Heartbreaking Story Reveals Just How Awful Our Health Care System Is for Veterans | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
"We are committed to providing primary care in a timely manner and would greatly appreciate a prompt response."
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Fifa could factor in human rights record when choosing World Cup hosts

Fifa could factor in human rights record when choosing World Cup hosts | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Football governing body considers new rules in wake of claims of corruption and maltreatment of migrant workers in Qatar
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Christians object to serving in Israel's army

Christians object to serving in Israel's army | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Minority leaders step up efforts against Israel's drive to force Palestinian Christians to serve in the military.
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Facebook pressured to refuse access to Assad campaign in Syria election

Facebook pressured to refuse access to Assad campaign in Syria election | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Sawa page attracts 200,000 likes as Facebook 'terminates' ads, leading Syria Campaign to say president accused of war crimes 'should be beyond the pale'
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Google unveils 'forget me online' form

Google unveils 'forget me online' form | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Google is complying with an EU court ruling allowing a "right to be forgotten" online.
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Mexico: 22,000 room mega-hotel threatens 'biodiversity hotspot'

Mexico: 22,000 room mega-hotel threatens 'biodiversity hotspot' | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
The Baja California peninsula is rich in history and natural beauty, with thousands of unique plants and animals making up its globally unique ecosystems, write Sula Vanderplank & Benjamin Wilder. Just the place for a new giant hotel resort?
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Rights groups: Palestinian teens killed with live ammo, deaths ‘unlawful’ | Al Jazeera America

Rights groups: Palestinian teens killed with live ammo, deaths ‘unlawful’ | Al Jazeera America | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
‘Wave of evidence’ shows live bullets were used in deaths of two boys who were not posing threat to soldiers’ lives
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Don’t mention apartheid: Why Kerry can’t say the A-word about Israel | Al Jazeera America

Don’t mention apartheid: Why Kerry can’t say the A-word about Israel | Al Jazeera America | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Israeli leaders have warned for years that Israel risks South African–style isolation if it fails to end the occupation
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Activists urge Canada to stop using ‘killer robots’

Activists urge Canada to stop using ‘killer robots’ | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Activists on Parliament Hill today are hoping to ensure deadly fighting machines that pick their own targets are never allowed to roam future battlefields.
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Philippines eyes joining Pacific trade pact

Philippines eyes joining Pacific trade pact | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is looking to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership being pushed by the United States.
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Nepal Scrambles to Bring Striking Sherpas Back to Mount Everest

Nepal Scrambles to Bring Striking Sherpas Back to Mount Everest | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
One day after the Sherpa guides at Mount Everest voted to abandon this year's climbing season, the Nepalese government is scrambling to do something that will change their minds.
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How Adidas supported worker rights in China factory strike

How Adidas supported worker rights in China factory strike | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Two months since workers walked out of Yue Yuen factory that supplies for Nike, Adidas and Timberland, we look at how the brands responded
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Japanese man sets himself on fire

Japanese man sets himself on fire | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
A man has set himself on fire in central Tokyo in protest at a proposed law which could allow Japan to deploy its military overseas.
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Ghana has to ration electricity just so everyone can watch the World Cup

Ghana has to ration electricity just so everyone can watch the World Cup | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
It's a stark reminder that access to electricity is a hugely pressing concern throughout Africa.
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Hundreds of Maasai Families under threat of eviction as Geothermal companies invade their land in Kenya

Hundreds of Maasai Families under threat of eviction as Geothermal companies invade their land in Kenya | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Reminiscent of what happened to the Maasai community in Narasha in 2013, Maasai pastoralists in Kedong, Akira and Suswa are glaring at massive evictions ar
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What the Western Media Gets Completely Wrong About Honor Killings

What the Western Media Gets Completely Wrong About Honor Killings | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
It's not just a foreign problem.
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Students Allegedly Raped, Abused At India Boarding School

Students Allegedly Raped, Abused At India Boarding School | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI, May 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The owner and manager of a children's boarding school in western India have been arrested after five minors said they were raped, forced to watch pornographic films and act them out with one anothe...
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Two Indian sisters 'gang-raped', killed and hanged from a tree

Two Indian sisters 'gang-raped', killed and hanged from a tree | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Three men arrested, including two police officers, after teenagers' bodies are discovered in Uttar Pradesh
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Indigenous Amazonian People Threatened by Oil Drilling - The Planet

Indigenous Amazonian People Threatened by Oil Drilling - The Planet | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
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Fears for US citizen on hunger strike in Egyptian jail as health worsens

Fears for US citizen on hunger strike in Egyptian jail as health worsens | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Mohamed Soltan, 26, has lost a third of his weight and is unable to stand unassisted after 100 days on hunger strike
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Germany blocks Edward Snowden from testifying in person in NSA inquiry

Germany blocks Edward Snowden from testifying in person in NSA inquiry | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Officials say a personal invitation for US whistleblower to attend hearing would put 'grave strain' on US-German relations
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Egyptian judge sentences 720 men to death

Egyptian judge sentences 720 men to death | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
Lawyers and rights campaigners say rulings infringe basic law after defence unable to present case and witnesses not heard
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Obama’s Asian Trip Fails To Sell The TPP, Talks Stalled | PopularResistance.Org

Obama’s Asian Trip Fails To Sell The TPP, Talks Stalled | PopularResistance.Org | International (non-UK, Canada, Australia) | Scoop.it
As the President’s visit to Japan draws to a close, it is clear that the sales trip has failed. In this case even giving up everything you want and getting n
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