A bracelet that sends kidnapping alerts for human rights workers

Bracelet For Human Rights Workers Sends Kidnapping Alerts to Facebook, Twitter
By Francie Diep, popsci.com

When activated, the device sends “Help!” messages social media accounts and nearby aid workers.

Activists and aid work­ers who doc­u­ment gov­ern­ment abus­es or mon­i­tor elec­tions often risk abduc­tion by those who oppose their work. Now one…

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Urban outfitters and brands using sweatshop labor

Urban Outfitters Among Fashion Brands Using L.A. “Sweatshop” Labor, Say Feds
ecouterre.com

Looks like For­ev­er 21 isn’t the only appar­el label on the hook for pro­mot­ing sweatshop-like con­di­tions in down­town Los Ange­les. Fed­er­al and state labor author­i­ties announced on Thurs­day the dis­cov­ery of “wide­spread” labor…

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