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Bangladesh: branded for life

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The deadliest accident in garment workers’ history… For clothes to be worn thousands of miles away, those paid pennies paid with their lives for a neglect the world said was shocking, but which kept buying the clothes. France 3.

Video taken with a hidden camera by a journalist with Italy’s RAI showed that bad conditions haven’t changed in a factory filling orders for a major Italian brand. Spanish TVE looked into a very poor record.

Activists in Brussels wanted to shame multinational firms for having low cost labour make their profitable goods on the other side of the world. SF1 reported on a Swiss brand.

Some consumers buy second-hand clothes as an alternative to high-turnover, low-price consumption. Or they wear things inside out, showing where they were made. France 2 looked into that.