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The Conditions at Bangladeshi Factories Are Still Horrible. What Happens to Workers Who Speak Up Might Be Worse.

Feb 03, 2017 - Slate Magazine

At least 24 garment workers and labor leaders in Bangladesh remain in police custody without bail Friday, more than a month after being arrested during a spontaneous wave of walkouts by thousands of workers at factories in the industrial hub of Ashulia. The protests began at a factory called Windy Apparels, which makes clothes for Swedish clothing giant H&M and British retailer Tesco. I visited Ashulia in late October for the Nation Institute Investigative Fund and Slate, and wrote about the dea...