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20120503 It’s ink that must flow, not blood -Phnom Penh Post

20120514 PPP Garment factory workers protest in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district on Saturday. Photograph: Vireak Mai

20120508 Women on a production line at a clothing factory in the Vattanac Industrial Park complex in Phnom Penh last year. )Photograph: Will Baxter-Phnom Penh Post)

Garment workers make athletic apparel at a factory in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district last year. Photograph: Will Baxter-Phnom Penh Post

Garment-factory workers protest in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district last month. Photograph: Pha Lina-Phnom Penh Post

Workers from SL Garment Processing  SL1 and SL2 factories hold up their ID cards during a protest yesterday in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district. Photograph: Pha Lina-Phnom Penh Post



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Photo shows workers from Matsuoka Corp textile factory (Photo- Asahi Shimbun)

Garment factory workers in Rangoons Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone

Burmese workers stitch sports clothing for a taiwanese company in a garment factory in Hlaing Tharyar Township in Rangoon in 2003. (Photo: AFP)

Workers strike from the Myanmar Sunny clothing factory

Workers strike from the Myanmar Sunny clothing factory


20120505JAKARTAGOLBE Workers pack shoes at a Nike factory in Tangerang in West Java province, Indonesia in 2007. (Bloomberg Photo)

Workers marching toward the State Palace in Jakarta on Tuesday.
Thousands of workers held a peaceful rally in the capital demanding
better pay and an end to outsourcing. Nationwide, police put the number
of demonstrators at more than 160,000. (JG Photo/Yudhi Sukma Wijaya)


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20120507  THE STAR labour.


A power loom manufacturing Korai mats at Ayyampalayam near Tiruchi. Photo- R.M.Rajarathinam


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FAISALABAD: A power loom worker busy in his routine work in a local factory. -APP

FAISALABAD: Power loom workers busy in their work in a local factory. -APP


20120429 XINHUAnet- A few workers operate in a clothes workshop of Shandong Antai Fashion Clothes Company in Heze City, east China’s Shandong Province, Feb. 9, 2012. (Xinhua Photo)

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I wonder who they are
The men who really run this land
And I wonder why they run it
With such a thoughtless hand

What are their names
And on what streets do they live
I'd like to ride right over
This afternoon and give
Them a piece of my mind
About peace for mankind
Peace is not an awful lot to ask
    David Crosby

I wonder who they are
The people who are buying these clothes
I'd like to know what they've paid for it
How much the makers have paid for this
Fairer income is not an awful lot to ask
Better working conditions is not an awful lot to ask
    A. Searcher

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