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CHECHNYA: Kenny Coyle series - 4. [Caucasus] Russia

Russians_in_ChechnyaRussia's war in Chechnya has a complex background tightly tied to the historical and ethnic character of the Caucasus region but also interwoven with attempts by various regional and imperialist powers to shape the coming decades of this new millennium, writes Kenny Coyle in the fourth of his series on Chechnya.

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BRITISH TUC: Slates employers at ILO

ILOThe British TUC has led for all workers with a sharp criticism of the role of the ILO and employer resistance to workers' rights. Sam Gurney, Policy Officer at the TUC is a member of the Governing Body of the UN ILO. Here he raises serious issues relating to the employers blocking workers' rights in Britain and in Colombia. STOP PRESS: Brendan Barber writes to Colombian Ambassador to underline TUC/ILO condemnation of attacks on unionists and other human rights abuses.

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