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11 April 2012

Killing of Bangladeshi Labor Organizer Signals an Escalation in Violence

Author: Julfikar Ali Manik and Vikas Bajaj, New York Times

A labor activist who was arrested two years ago for his role in protests against low wages in Bangladesh’s garment industry was found murdered outside this city last week, labor rights advocates and the police said on Monday. The killing of the...

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10 April 2012

Bangladesh: Labour rights advocate Aminul Islam found dead - family say he was tortured

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24 March 2012

[video] Supply Chain Children

Author: Humphrey Hawksley, BBC News Channel

Globalisation has brought the world's goods to the west. But how can rich consumers be sure they are buying food and clothing manufactured without harming workers - especially children? Humphrey Hawksley reports. [Transcript:] We told several big UK...

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22 March 2012

Workers Die at Factories Used by Tommy Hilfiger [Bangladesh]

Author: Brian Ross, Matthew Mosk, Cindy Galli, ABC News

The agreement makes PVH [Phillips-Van Heusen] the first brand to agree to impose fire safety standards on the factories where its clothes are made, and help pay for an independent inspector to "design and implement a fire safety inspection program...

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1 January 2010
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Author: Laure Marchand, Le Figaro [France]

Yilmaz et Mehmetça sont atteints de la silicose, une maladie pulmonaire incurable répandue chez les mineurs de fond. Les deux jeunes hommes l'ont contractée en travaillant dans un des innombrables ateliers de textile de la métropole turque, qui étaient...

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1 July 2009

Richer Bosses, Poorer Workers: Bangalore's Garment Industry [India]

Author: Cividep-India & SOMO

This study...focuses on working conditions and corporate social responsibility in the Bangalore garment industry...data were collected from eighty garment workers in three industrial areas of Bangalore...This study contains the profiles of factories...

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1 June 2009

Slaughtering the Amazon

Author: Greenpeace

This report, the culmination of a three-year investigation…documents how blind consumption of cattle products by the Blue Chip corporations behind reputable global brands is fuelling Amazon deforestation and climate change…Trade data also reveal trade...

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5 December 2008

[Company responses & non-responses to "Chain store reaction project”]

Author: Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking & CALL+RESPONSE

[The Chain store reaction project is an open letter asking companies to investigate labour abuses in their production chains. Webpage indicates how many emails sent to each company, and which are responding]. [refers to American Apparel, Audi, A...

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31 July 2007

Sweatshop blues for apparel exports [India]

Author: Boby Kurian & Arun Iyer, Economic Times [India]

...Influential global NGOs and trade unions are now attacking India’s apparel export industry...Global biggies like Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s, Ann Taylor and Mexx have snapped sourcing ties with Bangalore-based Fibres & Fabrics International (FFI)...

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5 March 2007

U.S. and Canadian apparel companies are flocking to Mexico in search of cheap labour. How ethical are your jeans?

Author: Charles Mostoller, McGill Daily [Canada]

[Barrios] has been receiving death threats...As president of the Human and Labour Rights Commission of the Tehuacán Valley, Barrios has investigated working conditions in maquilas as well as helped to organize maquila workers...For this he has drawn...

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