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Protesting Bangladesh Garment Workers: ‘Who Will Save Us From Starvation?’

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Thousands of garment workers took to the streets of Bangladesh in protest over the weekend, saying they were more afraid of starvation due to unpaid wages than contracting COVID-19. The South Asian country, the world’s second-largest apparel exporter after China, faces a crisis of epic proportions as panicked Western brands and retailers, rattled by imploding…

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