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Big GAP in ethics, US shoppers told

Author: Tamilnet.com, Published on: 28 November 2009

Several dozen protesters carried placards in front of the Gap and Banana Republic ...urging ethical U.S. shoppers to boycott garments produced in Sri Lanka, while another group of Tamil activists assembled in front of Victoria's Secret Stores...to protest against the Store's textile trade with Sri Lanka,..."We want to convey a unified message that by conducting business with Sri Lanka's apparel manufacturing industry, GAP and Victoria Secret are indirectly funding a brutal regime that is accused of possible war crimes, and which is holding more than 100,000 Tamil civilians in military supervised camps with little or no freedom of movement," spokesperson for co-ordinating the protests said.

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Related companies: Banana Republic (part of Gap) Gap Limited Brands Old Navy (part of Gap) Victoria's Secret (part of Limited Brands)