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Tobacco workers in Bangladesh killed over a wage protest

Workers in Bangladesh often face harsh repression as they attempt to organise and demand better wages and conditions. A couple of months ago, tobacco workers were demonstrating outside their factory when security guards opened fire, killing Mintu Hossain and Rokibul Islam, and injuring another 35. It is thought that the factory owners are linked to powerful political interests.

http://www.aawl.org.au/content/tobacco-workers-bangladesh-killed-over-wage-protest

 

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This entry was posted on August 20, 2012 by in Social Security and Labour Law.

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