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Indonesian wage trial: human rights violations 'systemic'
by Mirjam van Heugten published 24-06-2014 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: , , ,
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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by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 12-02-2014 16:40
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Withdrawal Jack Wolfskin due to misconduct factory owner Busana, not union work
by Mirjam van Heugten published 12-02-2014 last modified 12-02-2014 16:40 — filed under: , ,
Clean Clothes Campaign, Jack Wolfskin and the Fair Wear Foundation state that the withdrawal from the Busana Prima Global factory in Bogor, Indonesia was due to the lack of action from the factory owner to act upon labour right violations.
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by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 11-03-2014 10:53
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Arrested union leader Vorn Pao speaks from prison
by Mirjam van Heugten published 11-03-2014 last modified 11-03-2014 10:57 — filed under: , ,
In December last year, violence against garment workers began after Cambodian unions called a national strike. Workers were demanding an increase in the minimum wage to USD 160 per month. As protests continued, the police and military responded with violence on January 2 and 3, killing at least 4 people and injuring almost 40. Among those who were arrested with violence is Vorn Pao, union leader of the Independent Democratic Informal Economy Association (IDEA). In February, he smuggled a letter out of prison.
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by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 16-04-2015 12:58
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by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 16-04-2015 12:58
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Join the Rana Plaza global day of action
by Mirjam van Heugten published 16-04-2015
On April 24th 2015, join in action with people worldwide to demand justice for the victims of Rana Plaza, to hold brands accountable and to ensure that vital and lasting changes are made in the global apparel industry. United, we can make change happen.
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File From moral responsibility to legal liability? - A report on Inditex/Zara in Brasil
by Mirjam van Heugten published 12-05-2015 last modified 19-01-2016 11:35 — filed under: ,
This research report from May 2015 exposes Zara’s dodgy legal strategy to avoid liability for Brazilian labour rights abuses. In 2011, Brazilian inspectors found cases of modern-day slavery in Zara’s supply chain. After the scandal, Zara promised improvements by monitoring its supply chain more closely. The new inspection findings and the research report reveal that Zara is not living up to the agreements made with the Brazilian authorities at that time.
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File Octet Stream Graphic booklet (Eu) ropa -
by Mirjam van Heugten published 12-05-2015 last modified 12-05-2015 13:27 — filed under: , , ,
The graphic booklet (Eu) ropa is written and drawn by the italian writer and cartoonist Franco Sacchetti ( www.franco ) in collaboration with Clean Clothes Campaign. Eu) ropa is an artistic project of Insomnia Company (, supported by Iberescena and Electa Creative Arts, a cross-media investigation dedicated to clothes and what lies behind their production.
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