Tag Archives: Human Rights

Made in Ethiopia

A Tale of Labour Rights Abuses in Ethiopia’s Apparel Sector and the Role of the International Labour Organization

Big headlines are decorating the front page of the website of the International Labour Organization (ILO): “Ethiopia celebrates its 99th anniversary of being part of the ILO!” Approaching the centennial of the Ethiopia-ILO partnership, it is only fair to look into the progress that has been made in terms of labour standard improvements in Ethiopia’s
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Neom: A Utopian Clash between Tradition and Modernity

The shadow side to the utopian dream city Neom

“The Line”. What sounds like one of Netflix’s dystopian shows is actually a fully-fledged project of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman as part of the country’s “vision 2030” plan. “The Line” is the infrastructural city planning of the future metropole Neom, a modern ecotopia, promising harmony, sustainability, health and innovation all within an
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