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21 July 2010

[PDF] Business & human rights in South Asia – a round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in South Asia over the past year (mid-2009 to mid-2010)....

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21 July 2010

[PDF] Launch of regional briefing – business & human rights in South Asia

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching its first-ever regional briefing: “Business & human rights in South Asia – a round-up of recent developments”...This capsule briefing provides a reality-based snapshot...

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29 March 2010

H & M Responds to Unsafe Bangladeshi Garment Industry

Author: Sarah Parker, Change.org

At the end of February in Bangladesh, home of one of the world's biggest garment manufacturing industry, 21 workers died in a fire in Garib & Garib Newaj factory, where clothing is made for several firms including H&M...But instead of blind...

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Company non-response
17 March 2010

Garib & Garib did not respond to: Fire at Garib & Garib clothing factory kills 21, injures 50.

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28 February 2010

21 workers die in fire at H&M factory [Bangladesh]

Author: Martin Hickman, Independent [UK]

At least 21 workers died and 50 were hurt when a fire swept through a Bangladeshi factory making clothes for budget retailer H&M and other firms as they worked at night to fulfil orders…The blaze at the Garib & Garib Newaj company…follows...

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28 February 2010

Bangladesh: Fire at Garib & Garib clothing factory kills 21, injures 50 (article includes comments by buyer H&M)

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28 February 2010

Bangladeshi unions to bosses: pay for textile fire deaths

Author: Morning Star Online [Bangladesh]

Union leaders demanded on Sunday that textile bosses compensate the families of more than 20 workers killed in Bangladesh's latest garment factory fire...[F]irefighters revealed that the workers died while working an illegal night shift last Thursday...

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