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SUNS # 8957 Tuesday 30 July 2019

Trade : Trump declares "trade war" against South on S&DT   (D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva) (PRIV)
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The United States President has declared a trade war over special and differential treatment (S&DT) availed by developing countries at the World Trade Organization, threatening China, India, South Africa, and Indonesia among others to give up S&DT in the current and future trade agreements to be negotiated at the WTO.

Trade : Regulating digital platforms via competition and data-based approaches   (Parminder Singh, New Delhi) (PRIV)
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Digital technology companies are facing a worldwide backlash, as they are seen to be too powerful and not accountable.

United Nations : How widespread is human trafficking in the US?   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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The United States is no exception to the practice of modern day slavery - a crime for which it is rarely held accountable at the United Nations.

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