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One Year On, Protesting Bangladesh Garment Workers Still Face Retaliatory Charges

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One year after 10,000 garment workers poured into the streets of Bangladesh to protest low wages, hundreds are still fighting “trumped-up and retaliatory charges,” including the threat of prison time, labor-rights groups say. A week of violent demonstrations last January led the Bangladesh government to raise wages across several pay grades, yet thousands of workers…

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