leather tanning

Leona Lewis Speaks Out About Child Labor, Animal Cruelty in Bangladesh Tanning Industry

Photo by LaCameraChiara/Shutterstock Singer Leona Lewis has signed on with PETA, in an attempt to expose the horrors behind the leather industry based in Bangladesh. In a new video…

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Bangladesh's Toxic Leather Tanneries Even Worse Than Its Sweatshops

Photo by Pavel Rahma by Associated Press Working conditions in Bangladesh have been placed under scrutiny in the international media since last year’s tragic Rana Plaza factory…

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Are Bangladesh's Toxic Leather Tanneries Killing Their Workers?

Photos by photographer23 From asthma to cancer, more than 90 percent of tannery workers in Bangladesh suffer from some kind of disease because of chemical exposure, reveals a report by…

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