Turkey

Turkey Sweatshop Allegedly Using Syrian Children to Make ISIS Uniforms

Photos by Jodi Hilton for the Daily Mail At least one sweatshop in Turkey is hiring Syrian refugee children to make camouflage uniforms for military groups such as Islamic State and…

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Dutch Government Seeks to Improve Garment Industry Conditions

Photos by EU2016NL The Dutch government, along with a coalition of trade unions, non-governmental organizations, and industry groups, has pledged to address the myriad social and…

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Mulberry Slammed for Alleged Worker Abuse at Turkish Factory

Turkish workers and their allies are launching a series of protests against Mulberry after the British bag-maker allegedly failed to protect the rights of the staff at SF Leather,a…

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"Made in Europe" Doesn't Mean Better Wages for Workers, Says Report

Photo by Shutterstock The belief that “made in Europe” equals “fairly made” is a myth that needs to be shattered, according to a report from the Clean Clothes…

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Istanbul Knits World's Largest Sweater to Promote Energy Conservation

Istanbul’s Bayrampasa municipality has wangled the Guinness World Record for knitting the world’s largest sweater. Inspired by National Sweater Day, which is celebrated in…

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Turkish Denim Factory “Sandblasts” Jeans With Laser Beams

Photos by Quinn Dombrowski A denim factory in Turkey has nixed the sandblasting system known to cause fatal lung conditions in its workers. To give its jeans a weathered, broken-in…

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