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26 August 2019

Fashion brands investigating situation in Myanmar following UN report exposing military business ties

Author: Shaun Turton, Nikkei Asian Review

Supplier lists disclosed by clothing companies and reviewed by the Nikkei Asian Review revealed several well-known brands sourcing from factories inside two industrial zones that, according to the U.N, are owned by military conglomerate Myanmar...

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Company response
6 August 2019

Response by Esprit

Author: Esprit

...we take the allegations of forced labor in factories in Xinjiang, China, very seriously and have carried out several investigations. We have concluded that a very small amount of cotton from the Huafu factory in Aksu, Xinjiang was used in a limited...

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16 July 2019

Australian brands sourcing cotton from North West China to investigate after reports of forced labour of ethnic minorities

Author: Sophie McNeill, Jeanavive McGregor, Meredith Griffiths, Michael Walsh, Echo Hui & Bang Xiao, ABC news

"Cotton On and Target investigate suppliers after forced labour of Uyghurs exposed in China's Xinjiang", 16 July 2019...

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7 May 2019
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Author: Pierre Motin, Le Petit Journal (Cambodge)

« Droits de l’homme : les grandes enseignes de prêt-à-porter préoccupées », 7 mai 2019 ...

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7 May 2019
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3 May 2019

Cambodia: 20 major brands sourcing from Cambodia send a joint letter to PM to express their concerns about labor and human rights

Author: Fair Labor Association

"20 companies sourcing from Cambodia express concerns about labor and human rights", 2 May 2019...

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6 March 2019

Bangladesh: Human Rights Watch calls on govt. & global brands to investigate dismissals of protesting garment workers & end 'false' criminal charges

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Bangladesh: Investigate Dismissals of Protesting Workers", 5 March 2019...

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Report
14 February 2019

New report: Transforming the global apparel industry through worker-led strategies

Author: International Labor Rights Forum

"Future of Fashion: Worker-Led Strategies", 13 February 2019...

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Article
4 February 2019

Bangladesh’s garment factories must never become death traps again

Author: Aruna Kashyap, Human Rights Watch

"Bangladesh’s garment factories must never become death traps again", 1 February 2019...

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Story
18 December 2018

China: Ethnic minorities detained in internment camps reportedly subject to forced labour in factories supplying to major apparel brands; Incl. co responses

In December 2018, an investigation by the Associated Press linked US sportswear brand Badger Sport to a factory inside an internment camp in Xinjiang province, China, where Uighurs, Kazakhs and other minorities are allegedly being subject to forced...

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