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BWI denounces military junta’s sentencing of labour leader

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BWI denounces military junta’s sentencing of labour leader 2023-11-18 [BWI]

Global Khaing Zar Aung speaks at PSI Congress 2023 2023-11-15 [PSI]

ILO taking action on the Myanmar Commision of Inquiry in record time 2023-11-15 [PSI]

Myanmar military slowly strangling public sector workers resisting their rule 2023-11-15 [PSI]

Independent outlet shuttered, journalist arrested 2023-11-01 [IFJ]

ILO Commission of Inquiry demands end to union repression and forced labour 2023-10-11 [ITUC]

ILO Commission of Inquiry finds the Myanmar military has committed grave violations against unionists and perpetrated forced labour 2023-10-07 [PSI]

ILO Myanmar Commission of Inquiry finds far-reaching violations of freedom of association and forced labour Conventions 2023-10-04 [ILO]

Myanmar Prof Sean Turnell calls for sanctions against Myanmar state-owned banks 2023-09-14 [FSU]

Photojournalist sentenced to twenty years imprisonment 2023-09-08 [IFJ]

Sweden IndustriALL campaign pushes H&M withdrawl from Myanmar 2023-08-18 [IndustriALL]

Global H&M says it will 'phase out' sourcing from Myanmar 2023-08-18 [Reuters]

Report: Organising beyond borders 2023-07-26 [BWI]

Myanmar Indonesian government joins global unions in calling for democracy restoration in Myanmar 2023-07-24 [BWI]

Junta threatens to sue outlets, charges journalists 2023-07-19 [IFJ]

Unions file complaint against Italian brands remaining in Myanmar 2023-07-17 [IndustriALL]

MADE in Myanmar Project - EU must stop supporting military junta’s rule 2023-07-11 [IndustriALL]

JAKO and Zara, to withdraw from Myanmar in response to worker arrests 2023-07-10 [ Apparel Resources]

Foreign garment companies to exit Myanmar after worker arrests 2023-07-09 [Mizzima]

Yangon garment factory workers missing after arrest by Myanmar junta 2023-06-23 [Myanmar Now]

Junta seizes more garment workers 2023-06-23 [Ecotextile News]

Junta revokes Ayeyarwaddy license 2023-06-23 [IFJ]

Global unions meet Myanmar NUG minister, vow to continue struggle for democracy 2023-06-17 [BWI]

Global unions meet representatives of Myanmar National Unity Government 2023-06-16 [IndustriALL]

Military breaks strike in EU-supported Myanmar factory 2023-06-15 [IndustriALL]

Military sentences journalist to 10 years imprisonment 2023-05-31 [IFJ]

European Parliament must do everything in its power to end military rule in Myanmar 2023-05-09 [IndustriALL]

Military frees five jailed journalists as human rights abuses escalate 2023-05-08 [IFJ]

How can H&M justify its presence in Myanmar? 2023-05-07 [IndustriALL]

Human rights due diligence is not possible 2023-05-03 [IndustriALL]

Unions condemn EU garment sector initiative 2023-04-19 [IndustriALL]

Myanmar Union expresses solidarity with Myanmar workers 2023-04-19 [BWI]

Free all jailed trade unionists in Myanmar! 2023-04-08 [BWI]

Free all jailed trade unionists 2023-04-04 [BWI]

Striking Against All Odds 2023-04-02 [Asian Labour Review]

Myanmar Considered neither refugees nor economic migrants, Burmese workers in Thailand eke out a living in the shadows 2023-03-24 [Equal Times]

'Even before I left Myanmar, I had to keep my profession as a journalist secret' 2023-03-08 [IFJ]

Horizons of Labor Organizing in Post-Coup Myanmar: Grab Riders on Strike 2023-03-05 [Asian Labour Review]

Myanmar Fiji teachers union in solidarity for Myanmar people's silent strike 2023-03-02 [FTUC]

'Silent Strike' marks second anniversary of brutal military coup 2023-02-23 [IUF]

Framework for a responsible business disengagement from Myanmar 2023-02-22 [IndustriALL]

USA ILWU, ITF, help to secure wages, safety of Burmese seafarers in Port of Tacoma 2023-02-19 [ITF]

“Fight on Our Own and Build Solidarity”: A Conversation with Ma Tin Tin Wai of Federation of General Workers in Myanmar 2023-02-07 [Asian Labour Review]

Global Action Day and solidarity for the return of democracy 2023-02-02 [Education International]

Global Unions call for action on second anniversary of military coup 2023-02-02 [IUF]

Second anniversary of military coup 2023-02-01 [ITUC]

Myanmar CGU’s Philippine affiliates join global call for an end to Myanmar junta 2023-02-01 [BWI]

Australia Myanmar human rights abuses can be stopped � here�s how 2023-02-01 [Australian Unions]

Australia Unions welcome new government sanctions two years on from Myanmar military coup 2023-02-01 [ACTU]

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