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Textile workers in Bangladesh fight against state repression

‘Thousands of workers dismissed earlier haven’t been re-appointed yet and in most cases, workers didn’t even receive their legal compensation,’ says workers’ organizer

Bangladesh workers strike Bangladesh unions demands release of garment workers

Unions in Bangladesh have asked the government to intervene in false cases against thousands of workers arrested and fired from their jobs for participating in the December protests.

Over 11,000 more workers fired in Bangladesh for trade union activity

According to local reports, the companies have forced many senior employees to resign, presumably to avoid paying higher wages and social security benefits. Earlier, over 5,000 employees had been arrested for taking part in protests in January

Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers fired for protests

Over 5,000 workers were dismissed for taking part in protests, demanding higher wages earlier this month. The workers had pointed out that even after the government announced a hike, they were still living on poverty wages.

One killed in police repression against Bangladeshi garment workers’ protest for higher wages

On January 8, police fired rubber bullets and tear gas canisters at protesters. As many as 50,000 garment workers walked out of 4,500 factories in Bangladesh

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