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Bangladesh police fire rubber bullets at garment workers seeking $100 month minimum wage

Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at thousands of Bangladesh garment workers on Sunday during a second day of protests to demand a $100 minimum monthly wage, police said. Protesters threw stones and bricks at factories just outside the capital in Kaliakoir that make clothes for some of the…

Fashion still doesn’t give a damn about the deaths of garment workers

A campaign launched this week aims to ensure the tragedy is a tipping point for both the industry and consumers A week on, the Rana Plaza catastrophe in Bangladesh is now the deadliest catastrophe in the history of the garment industry, with the death toll exceeding 500. The gruesome accounts…