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Paying the price for clothing factory disasters in south Asia: Pakistan factory fire victims sue KiK

Justice, not hand-outs. Liability, not voluntary giving. These are the calls made by survivors and relatives of victims of the fatal fire at the Ali Enterprises textile factory in Karachi (Pakistan). 260 people were killed in the fire on 11 September 2012, a further 32 were injured. German discount clothing retailer KiK was by its own admission the factory’s main customer. Four of those affected by the disaster have now filed a compensation claim against KiK at the Regional Court in Dortmund…[They] are seeking 30,000 euro each in compensation…

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Survivors & relatives of victims of Pakistani factory fire file compensation claim against clothing retailer KiK in Germany

KiK lawsuit (re Pakistan)