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Bangladesh

A fire that killed more than a thousand garment workers has spurred global reforms

March 4, 2020

Seven years after a factory fire in Dhaka, Bangladesh, killed over a thousand garment makers, both union organizing and legal reforms are changing the fashion industry and worker safety worldwide.  But substantial challenges remain, including the repression of union organizing in Bangladesh, and a legal battle that may pull the teeth of a French worker-safety […]

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The Rohingya have nowhere to go

October 2, 2019

Research and writing by Mark Bonta and Rebekah Hanzas Fleeing genocidal violence in Myanmar, the Rohingya, a Muslim ethinc group, have become a stateless people, severed from their roots and with no home to call their own. Despite living in Myanmar for generations, authorities there have denied them citizenship, calling them illegal migrants from South […]

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