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A new Oxfam report slams major retailers in Australia for dodgy buying practices which keep wages low for manufacturing workers. Here are the worst offenders. [Business Insider] 2020-11-25

Different exposure, similar reality? The pandemic and the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh and Vietnam [Global Labour University] 2020-10-22

‘Vulnerable’ garment workers in Bangladesh bear the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic [CNBC] 2020-10-19

Journalist fatally stabbed for exposing crimes [IFJ] 2020-10-14

 VIDEO  Union activists reinstated at Tanzila textile, Bangladesh [IndustriALL] 2020-09-09

Dragon Group workers in Bangladesh vow to continue their fight. Global solidarity spreads [ICL] 2020-09-01

Journalist brutally attacked after reporting on corruption [IFJ] 2020-07-07

NSEF demands protection of health and job security for shop employees during Covid-19 pandemic [UNI Global Union] 2020-07-06

Coronavirus measures give workers for global clothing chains a stark choice: disease or starvation [The Conversation] 2020-07-01

Coronavirus disruptions deal severe blow to Bangladesh's garment industry [Deutsche Welle] 2020-06-24

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Photos of workers and activists protesting Amazon on Black Friday 2020-11-29 [Mashable]

A new Oxfam report slams major retailers in Australia for dodgy buying practices which keep wages low for manufacturing workers. Here are the worst offenders. 2020-11-25 [Business Insider]

Study: Female members of coastal fishing households lack empowerment 2020-11-17 [The Tribune]

Different exposure, similar reality? The pandemic and the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh and Vietnam 2020-10-22 [Global Labour University]

‘Vulnerable’ garment workers in Bangladesh bear the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic 2020-10-19 [CNBC]

Journalist fatally stabbed for exposing crimes 2020-10-14 [IFJ]

Solidarity with Dragon Group workers spreads across the globe 2020-10-13 [ICL]

Dragon Group workers assaulted by company thugs! Stop union busting and repression! 2020-10-13 [ICL]

Coronavirus pandemic led to an estimated 70,000 garment workers losing their factory jobs 2020-10-11 [Thomson Reuters]

Union win to reinstate pregnant garment workers 2020-09-28 [IndustriALL]

Prime mover-trailer workers suspend work abstention 2020-09-13 [The New Age]

Container truck drivers postpone strike in Chittagong 2020-09-13 [The Tribune]

 VIDEO  Union activists reinstated at Tanzila textile, Bangladesh 2020-09-09 [IndustriALL]

For Bangladesh’s Beleaguered Garment Workers, a Glimmer of Hope 2020-09-05 [Sourcing Journal]

International month of solidarity with the workers at Dragon Sweater Factory 2020-09-01 [ICL]

Dragon Group workers in Bangladesh vow to continue their fight. Global solidarity spreads 2020-09-01 [ICL]

Returnee Bangladeshi migrants suffering due to stigma and lack of support, study says 2020-08-21 [Dhaka Tribune]

University turning women garment workers into leaders 2020-08-01 [al Jazeera]

Laid-off Bangladesh Garment Workers Rally, Win Wages, Bonus For more info 2020-07-30 [Solidarity Center]

Blogger Asaduzzaman Noor charged under Digital Security Act 2020-07-30 [IFJ]

Garment workers to graduates: Bangladeshi women aim to shake up textile sector 2020-07-27 [Reuters]

34 Bangladeshi shipbreaking workers reinstated 2020-07-16 [IndustriALL]

Journalist brutally attacked after reporting on corruption 2020-07-07 [IFJ]

NSEF demands protection of health and job security for shop employees during Covid-19 pandemic 2020-07-06 [UNI Global Union]

Coronavirus measures give workers for global clothing chains a stark choice: disease or starvation 2020-07-01 [The Conversation]

Bangladesh braced to receive hundreds of thousands of returnee migrant workers 2020-06-30 [Arab News]

Bangladesh arrests dozens after migrant workers murdered in Libya 2020-06-25 [Thomson Reuters]

Coronavirus disruptions deal severe blow to Bangladesh's garment industry 2020-06-24 [Deutsche Welle]

ITUC survey: Bangladesh among top 10 worst countries for workers 2020-06-20 [Dhaka Tribune]

Journalists in Dhaka protest sackings during pandemic 2020-05-26 [Dhaka Tribune]

Covid-19: Bangladesh postal unions urge better protection for workers 2020-05-22 [UNI Global Union]

Workers are returning to factories despite confusion 2020-05-12 [WWD]

Women and Youths lead online May Day Commemoration amidst pandemic lockdown 2020-05-07 [UNI Global Union]

Missing journalist found near border and re-arrested 2020-05-07 [IFJ]

Five Journalists arrested within five days 2020-05-07 [IFJ]

Government must protect workers from impacts of Covid-19 2020-05-06 [IndustriALL]

Accidents continue at Bangladesh shipbreaking yards 2020-05-01 [IndustriALL]

May Day marks pain, not celebration for 2020-05-01 [570News]

Steelworkers Humanity Fund Provides $50,000 to Support Bangladeshi Garment Workers Affected by COVID-19 2020-04-27 [USW]

Textile workers flout coronavirus lockdown to demand wages 2020-04-27 [Reuters]

Protect the women who make our clothes: Canada’s unions and civil society organizations call for action 2020-04-25 [CLC]

CUPE joins call to protect Bangladesh garment workers 2020-04-25 [CUPE]

Politician charges media under Digital Security Act 2020-04-22 [IFJ]

Editors and Reporters sued under Digital Security Act 2020-04-21 [IFJ]

Countries dealing with Covid-19 ask Bangladesh to take back its undocumented workers 2020-04-10 [The Daily Star]

Massive crisis for Bangladesh’ garment workers 2020-04-08 [IndustriALL]

Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers ordered home as factories stay closed 2020-04-06 [Reuters]

ACT brands commit to responsible business practices in Bangladesh 2020-04-04 [IndustriALL]

COVID-19: Bangladesh Garment Workers Stand Up for Rights For more info 2020-04-02 [Solidarity Center]

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