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Take action: Make sure Benetton pays what they owe
by Mirjam van Heugten published 19-03-2014 — filed under: , , , ,
We know that Benetton cares about what people think. They only signed the Accord last year following a million signature campaign demanding they did so. Now they are avoiding their obligation and are ignoring the plight of the Rana Plaza victims. Benetton must take responsibility now.
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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 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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Public Eye Awards 2014: Gap receives 'award of shame'
by Mirjam van Heugten published 23-01-2014 last modified 23-01-2014 09:22 — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Today, the Berne Declaration (EvB) and Greenpeace Switzerland award American textile giant Gap the Public Eye Jury Award for their continuous refusal to contribute to effective reforms in the textile industry. The Public Eye Awards shine a light on the current and most serious cases of human rights violations and disregard for environmental protection and sustainability by corporations.
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