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15 May 2009

Clean Clothes Campaign concerns re anti-union activity at Menderes Tekstil, Turkey

In May 2009, Clean Clothes Campaign raised concerns about working conditions and anti-union activities at the Menderes Tekstil factory in Turkey, which produces bed linens for Carrefour, Horizonte, Ikea, Ibena, Kohl's, Mothercare, Otto, Target and Wal-Mart.  Clean Clothes Campaign's appeal is available here.

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the companies to respond:

Carrefour response [PDF] / réponse de Carrefour en français [PDF]

- Horizonte has not responded

Ikea response [DOC]

Ibena response [DOC]

- Kohl's has not responded

Mothercare response [DOC]

Otto response[DOC]

Target response [DOC]

Wal-Mart response [DOC]

Company Responses

Carrefour View Response
Horizonte (part of VDL Group)

No Response

IBENA (part of Daun AG) View Response

No Response

Mothercare View Response
Target View Response