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11 Oct 2017

Author:
Beth Wright, Just-Style

Brands urged to defend rights of Cambodia garment workers

A trio of labour and human rights groups are calling on multinational apparel companies sourcing from Cambodia to take a stand against what they say is "repression" in the country and urge the Cambodian government to respect human and labour rights.

Clean Clothes Campaign, Worker Rights Consortium, and International Labor Rights Forum say they are deeply concerned about the closing of democratic and civil society space in Cambodia. The groups claim the trend has recently escalated with what they call "alarming high-profile incidents of repression against political leaders, non-governmental organizations, and independent media."...

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