Landelijke India Werkgroep

May 8, 2013

Asian Development Bank complicit in human rights violations in India

Exploitation of workers, violations of labour laws, child labour, hazardous working conditions and lethal accidents at the work place. This is just a sample related to 10 projects that the Asian Development Bank (ADB) finances in India. Big projects, like building a metro and the construction of an electricity network. The Netherlands is shareholder of the ADB.

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Parliamentary questions
by members Voordewind (Christian Union), Bonis (Labour Party) and Thieme (Party for the Animals) to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation on financing of construction projects in India where labor rights and children’s rights are violated (submitted May 6, 2013)

India Committee of the Netherlands - May 8, 2013