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Bangladesh: Investigate Dismissals of Protesting Workers

Expand Bangladesh police chase protesting garment workers in Savar, outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 9, 2019. © 2019 AP Photo (New York) – Bangladesh authorities should immediately investigate garment worker and union leader allegations of arbitrary dismissals and false criminal cases following a recent protest demanding a wage hike, Human Rights Watch said today. Global garment brands sourcing from Bangladesh should investigate these allegations and call for an end to all forms of intimidation of workers. After strikes in mid-January 2019, union leaders have reported at least 7,500 garment…

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