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17 September 2016

Death toll rises in Bangladesh factory fire

Author: World Socialist Web Site

The number of workers killed had risen to 34 by yesterday. With around 50 people injured and six still missing, the death toll may further increase...The factory made food and cigarette packaging for local and global brands, including British American...

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12 September 2016

Bangladesh: Fire at a food & cigarette packaging factory leaves 31 dead, 50 injured

Fire at Tampaco Foils Limited, a factory north of Dhaka has killed at least 31 people and injured more than 50 with fears that the death toll could rise. The cause of the fire at the food and cigarette packaging factory was not immediately known, but...

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10 September 2016
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Author: ZEIT

Bei einem Feuer in einer Fabrik in Bangladesch sind mindestens 29 Menschen getötet worden. Rund 70 weitere wurden verletzt. Ursache für den Brand sei ein Kessel, der am Samstagmorgen explodiert sei, sagte der Feuerwehrsprecher Mohammad Rafiquzzaman. In...

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10 September 2016

Bangladesh factory fire kills 23, injures dozens more

Author: Serajul Quadir, Reuters [UK]

A fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh killed at least 23 people and injured dozens on Saturday, in the country's worst industrial accident since the Rana Plaza building collapse of 2013 in which over 1,100 people died...The...

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3 July 2016

Bangladesh: Swedwatch alleges human rights & sustainability concerns in supply chain of British American Tobacco, company refutes allegations

In the report titled ‘Smokescreens in the Supply Chain’, Swedwatch highlights the tobacco sector’s pressing human rights and sustainability challenges and documents findings from investigations into the tobacco industry in Bangladesh...Swedwatch has...

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3 July 2016

Executive Summary

Author: Swedwatch

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3 July 2016

Report:Human rights in the tobacco fields – a brief on Swedish Match’s and investors’ risk management

Author: Swedwatch

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27 June 2016

British American Tobacco's respond to Swedwatch's report

Author: British American Tobacco

I would like to reitareate that BAT takes its responsbility to its supply chain extremely seriously...we have checked allegations in the final report  with our local subisidiary in Bangladesh and we remain of the view that the report as a whole is not...

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27 May 2016
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26 May 2016

“The Harvest is in My Blood”: Hazardous child labour in tobacco farming in Indonesia

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