Reform WTO and other UN agencies to ensure fair globalisation, says

INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF FREE TRADE UNIONS
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Brussels, 25th May 2004 (ICFTU Online): “The World Trade Organisation
(WTO) cannot afford to miss this opportunity to address the social
deficit that globalisation has opened up. Confidence in a fair
globalisation is waning. By reforming itself in line with the
recommendations of the World Commission report on the Social Dimension
of Globalisation, the WTO could help set a new course for a
globalisation which enfranchises the many rather than the few” said Guy
Ryder, General Secretary of the International Confederation of Free
Trade Unions.

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Iraq: ICFTU Condemns Prisoner Abuse

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Brussels, 6th May 2004 (ICFTU Online): The ICFTU today condemned acts of
abuse and violence by coalition forces against prisoners detained in
Iraq. Allegations of violence, humiliation and even killing of
prisoners must be fully and openly investigated, and any persons
responsible for carrying out such extreme violations of international
law must be brought to justice, according to the world’s largest
international trade union confederation.

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