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16 July 2008

Ramatex fallout goes on [Namibia]

Author: Denver Isaacs, Namibian

Medical tests on about 3 000 former Ramatex workers who stuck with the company until it folded this year confirm at least 46 cases in which working conditions at the textile factory resulted in significant health problems...While individual results...

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7 March 2008

Govt to Sue Ramatex [Namibia]

Author: Kuvee Kangueehi, New Era [Namibia]

The Government will take legal action against Ramatex, after [it]...decided to close down its operations in Namibia at short notice. Prime Minister Nahas Angula said the textile company will not be let off the hook easily and will be expected to abide...

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7 March 2008

Namibia: Ramatex closes its textile factory - closure follows years of labour, environmental concerns

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7 March 2008

Ramatex - Money, Hopes, Livelihoods Down Drain [Namibia]

Author: Namibian

The much-vaunted investment which promised to bring much to Namibian economic growth...has...closed its doors and the last of its formerly 8 000 labour force are now unemployed...All the concerns expressed over the years...about poor labour conditions...

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6 March 2007

Chinese Migrant Workers in Africa

Author: Global Labor Strategies

During his recent visit to Zambia, Chinese president Hu Jintao...was greeted...by protesting miners and laid-off textile workers...these protests reveal the growing resentment over the use of imported Chinese labor in Africa...Increasingly, low-cost...

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30 October 2006

Namibia: Textile factory creates jobs but causes pollution

Author: IRIN

The Malaysian textile company, Ramatex, has bowed to industrial action by Namibian workers demanding better wages and benefits, while its environmental practices again came under scrutiny after revelations that its multimillion dollar plant has...

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1 February 2005
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Author: Escola de Cultura de Pau (UAB), Instituto Persona, Empresa y Sociedad, ESADE

Este Boletín electrónico mensual ofrece una selección de las noticias e iniciativas más importantes sobre Empresa y Derechos Humanos a escala internacional y, en especial, de aquello que acontece en España y América Latina...[se refiere a BHP Billiton,...

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13 September 2004

Bangladeshis Booted [Namibia]

Author: Lindsay Dentlinger, The Namibian

The first of about 372 Bangladeshi men brought to Namibia to work at the Ramatex Textile Factory were deported yesterday...Tensions over "horrific" living conditions and broken promises erupted into riots at the factory on Thursday...Ramatex, which is...

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4 April 2003

Ramatex Says Enviro Report 'Too Sensitive' to Be Released [Namibia]

Author: Chrispin Inambao, The Namibian

Malaysian textile firm, Ramatex, yesterday claimed it had not made its Environmental Impact Assessment study public because "it contains sensitive information" that could be used by competitors to the detriment of the textile plant.

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2 April 2003

City Officials Defend Textile Factory On Enviro Claims [Namibia]

Author: Chrispin Inambao, The Namibian

Concerns raised by politicians, environmentalists and city residents that toxic waste could seep from the Ramatex Textile Factory into the New Goreangab Reclamation Plant are a gross misrepresentation of facts, City officials argued yesterday.

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