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HRW: Cambodia Failing to Protect Garment Workers

Human Rights Watch says lax labor laws in Cambodia are allowing garment factories, including many suppliers for Western brands, to take advantage of vulnerable workers. In a report released Thursday, the New York-based rights group documented a "persistent pattern of labor rights violations," including forced overtime, pregnancy-based discrimination, and anti-union practices. The garment industry is a major part of the economy in Cambodia, which is among the world's...

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