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Comment: Labels found in Primark clothes.

Comment: Labels found in Primark clothes.
26-06-2014 12:21

Clean Clothes Campaign responds to recent stories of 'calls for help' found in Primark clothing.

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OECD meets in Paris with Rana Plaza on the agenda

OECD meets in Paris with Rana Plaza on the agenda
26-06-2014 09:22

Over a year after the collapse of Rana Plaza the compensation fund remains woefully underfunded. Today sees the start of a two day high level international meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris that will discuss efforts to build more responsible supply chains.

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Compensating the victims of Rana Plaza - what role for the OECD?

24-06-2014 12:07

Ahead of the OECD Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct that is being held on June 26 - 27 in Paris, OECD Watch and TUAC are holding a side event looking at the role of the OECD and national contact points in compensating Rana Plaza victims.

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Indonesian wage trial: human rights violations 'systemic'

Indonesian wage trial: human rights violations 'systemic'
24-06-2014 05:57

After a two-day public hearing, the jury of the People's Tribunal to assess human rights abuses faced by workers in the Indonesian garment industry, announced its verdict today. Judges found overwhelming evidence of ‘systematic violation of the fundamental right to a life lived with human dignity' in an industry employing mostly women and said 'urgent action must be taken' by a variety of stakeholders.

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Indonesian garment industry receives human rights trial

23-06-2014 07:30

Tomorrow marks the start of the fourth People’s Tribunal, a human rights trial held by garment workers’ unions and human rights groups to hear evidence of systematic human rights abuses in the Indonesian garment industry. The People’s Tribunal in Indonesia is the fourth of its kind to be held in Asia, the former being held in Sri Lanka, Cambodia and India.

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Stitched Up!

10-06-2014 20:32

New report busts myth of 'better' fashion as it finds workers in Europe and Turkey are paid poverty wages.

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Stitched Up

Stitched Up
18-06-2014 19:50

New report released by Clean Clothes Campaign shows that garment workers in Eastern Europe and Turkey are paid poverty wages and many have to work second or third jobs to be able to live.

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Victory: All 23 released from jail in Cambodia

Victory: All 23 released from jail in Cambodia
02-06-2014 09:34

On Friday 30th May, the court convicted and then released the 23 garment workers and unionists who were arrested during the violent crackdown of the wage protest in Cambodia last January. Their sentences were suspended after huge pressure from international campaign groups and unions.

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Free the 23 verdict: 30th May

Free the 23 verdict: 30th May
22-05-2014 15:44

The verdict of the 23 people arrested during the wage strikes in Cambodia last January will be announced at 8am on May 30. Free the 23!

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News flash: Cambodian trial continues tomorrow

News flash: Cambodian trial continues tomorrow
20-05-2014 11:23

Clean Clothes Campaign and campaigners around the world continue to call for the immediate dropping of all charges and release of the 23 men arrested in Cambodia in January 2014. Today the third day of the trial was postponed again, to tomorrow.

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First job for new Benetton CEO – Pay Up!

08-05-2014 10:16

As Marco Airoldi takes the helm of Italian clothing brand Benetton, his first job must be to pay into the Rana Plaza Donor Trust Fund.

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Benetton's new CEO must pay up!

Benetton's new CEO must pay up!
08-05-2014 08:02

Today Marco Airoldi will be officially appointed the new CEO of the Benetton Group. Clean Clothes Campaign is calling on him to make paying into the Rana Plaza Trust Fund his number one priority.

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News Flash: Cambodian trial adjourned

News Flash: Cambodian trial adjourned
06-05-2014 14:57

The trial of 23 Cambodians who were arrested during living wage strikes in Phnom Penh in January has been postponed for a second time. The trial that was originally due to begin on April 25, resumed on May 6 only to be adjourned again. The trial is now scheduled to begin on May 20.

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Support Somyot on Labour Day

Support Somyot on Labour Day
01-05-2014 08:47

Today we celebrate International Labour Day with our friends and allies from around the world. May 1st is recognised around the world as International Labour Day or International Worker's Day. We need your support to demand the immediate release of the well-known Thai human-rights activist and journalist Somyot Pruksakasemsuk. Tell Thailand's Prime Minister to free Somyot.

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The Rana Plaza claims process explained

The Rana Plaza claims process explained
24-04-2014 07:59

Dr. Kazazi is the Chief Commissioner of the Rana Plaza Arrangement, with a team of Commissioners he is overseeing the claims process in Bangladesh.

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Rana Plaza one year on

Rana Plaza one year on
24-04-2014 07:19

A year to the day after the deadly collapse of Rana Plaza Clean Clothes Campaign remembers all those who died or were injured.

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Rana Plaza, one year on: Brands still failing survivors & victim’s families.

24-04-2014 07:24

As events take place around the world to remember those who died and were injured, campaigners demand brands pay up.

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Clothing brands fail Rana Plaza survivors

Clothing brands fail Rana Plaza survivors
16-04-2014 14:46

Two weeks before the first anniversary of the devastating building collapse, clothing brands contributions to Donor Trust Fund remain shockingly low.

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Which brands need to Pay Up!

Which brands need to Pay Up!
16-04-2014 14:03

With just a week to go until the first anniversary of the terrible collapse of Rana Plaza just 1/3 of the money needed has been committed to the Donor Trust Fund. Clean Clothes Campaign is calling for all brands connected to Rana Plaza or Bangladesh to Pay Up! The survivors and victims' families have suffered enough.

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Cambodian garment workers commence strike for a living wage

17-04-2014 11:47

Today, thousands of garment workers in Cambodia will stay at home as part of a new series of actions to demand of a living wage.

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