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Bangladesh Garment Factories Reopen After Protests

More than 300 clothing factories in Bangladesh have re-opened after several days of violent protests by workers over salaries. Tens of thousands of workers vandalised plants and clashed with the police, demanding better pay and conditions. Garment workers last got a pay rise two years ago but union leaders say pay has not kept pace […]

Nearly 50,000 Bangladeshi garment workers staged violent demonstrations on Wednesday demanding an increase in wages. The workers manufacture clothes for Walmart, H&M and Tesco, putting in 10-16 hours shift, six days a week.   Scores of protesters and police officers were injured on Wednesday as at least 50,000 Bangladeshi garment workers staged violent demonstrations to […]

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by Damien Gayle A high street chain is selling clothes made by sweatshop ‘slaves’ who are paid just 10p per hour, a report claims. Workers making knitwear for Bhs are regularly beaten, threatened, stripped of their rights and imprisoned on false charges, according to workers’ rights investigators. The Philip Green-owned department store chain is among […]

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The United States of America is the only superpower in the world today. Various international organisations like the UN, World Bank, IMF are directly influenced by US policies. The affairs of most countries in the world are also more or less influenced by Washington. The influence of the US is all pervasiveencompassing the economic, political […]

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