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African Unions: Used Clothing Imports “Suffocate” Local Textile Sector

Labor unions in Africa are tired of clothing castoffs from the West, which they said are “suffocating” the continent’s textile sector, according to IndustriAll Global Union, a workers’ rights group that represents 50 million workers across 140 countries. In a statement issued last Thursday, IndustriAll urged African governments to champion “sustainable policies” that nurture local…

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