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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

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3 July 2016

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

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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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23 May 2016

Advocacy groups claim British American Tobacco's corrupt practices has compromised lives

Author: Corporate Accountability International (USA)

"As British American Tobacco celebrates another year of deadly profits, groups around globe call for government action on bribery, espionage"...

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23 May 2016

Africa: Activists claim corruption by British American Tobacco officials may have put lives at risk; company responds

A recent article published by Corporate Accountability International claims that British American Tobacco's corrupt practices, including a 15 year delay in implementing the tobacco control law in Kenya may have put lives at risk. We invited the...

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