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News flash: Cambodian trial continues tomorrow
by Mirjam van Heugten published 20-05-2014 last modified 20-05-2014 11:23 — filed under: , , ,
Clean Clothes Campaign and campaigners around the world continue to call for the immediate dropping of all charges and release of the 23 men arrested in Cambodia in January 2014. Today the third day of the trial was postponed again, to tomorrow.
Located in News / / 05 / 20
Open letter to all brands sourcing from Cambodia
by Mirjam van Heugten published 22-03-2016 last modified 04-04-2016 13:48 — filed under: , , ,
Clean Clothes Campaign published an open letter to all brands in Cambodia to publicly support freedom of association and independent unions in Cambodia. We call upon the brands, representatives for H&M, Inditex, C&A, Levi Strauss, Marks & Spencer, Tchibo, Primark and other brands to widely disseminate a public support statement, for a Trade Union Law which fully complies with ILO Conventions 87 and 98 as a condition for future sourcing from the country.
Located in News / / 03 / 22
Over 200 Cambodian trade union leaders suspended or illegally dismissed after mass strike ends
by geertjan published 24-09-2010 last modified 25-04-2013 13:22 — filed under: , ,
The CCC is asking garment brands and retailers sourcing from Cambodia to ensure that 261 factory unionists who have been unfairly dismissed or suspended from work are immediately reinstated in their factories. The CCC is also deeply concerned about reports of ongoing violence against trade unionists and labour-rights activists, legal threats against organisers, and court-sponsored retaliation against union members.
Located in News / / 09 / 24
Over 300 Striking Garment Workers Still Victimised
by geertjan published 11-01-2011 last modified 25-04-2013 13:25 — filed under: ,
Thanks to all of you who took action after our appeal in January: since then over a 160 workers who had been dismissed after striking for better wages have got their jobs back. Pressure on international brands that subcontract production to these factories, like Gap, H&M and Zara, has yielded substantial results, but more remains to be done.
Located in News / / 01 / 11
Image Parisian campaigners call for a living wage
by emma last modified 20-11-2013 13:46 — filed under: ,
In November 2012 French campaigners took to the streets to call for all garment workers to be paid a living wage
Located in Living Wage / Living Wage images
Protest murder of Cambodian union leader
by geertjan published 31-01-2004 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: , , , ,
On January 22 Chea Vichea, the president of the Free Trade Union of Workers of the Kingdom of Cambodia (FTUWKC), which organizes garment workers, was shot dead in Phnom Penh. The Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) condemns this killing and deplores this use of violence to attempt to silence the movement for workers' rights in Cambodia. We call upon our network members to demand immediate action from the Cambodian government to investigate this murder and bring Vichea's killers and those behind the killing to justice.
Located in News / / 02 / 01
File Pascal source code Shop 'til they drop
by Paul Roeland published 21-09-2013 last modified 19-01-2016 11:58 — filed under:
Report from 2013 by Labour Behind The Label and CLEC. The report shows that factory workers in Cambodia consume just 1598 calories a day on average – around half the recommended amount. Body Mass Index (BMI) figures gathered from workers indicate that 33% of garment workers are medically underweight, and 25% seriously so, displaying figures that would be used to diagnose Anorexia over here.
Located in Resources / Publications from National CCCs
Shot for asking $10
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:10 — filed under: ,
In February 2012 over a thousand workers from three factories were protesting for better working conditions, including a salary increase of $10 per month over their $61 per month minimum wage. Then there was a shooting in front of the Kaoway Sports company, and three young female protestors were shot. One of them needed intensive care treatment in the capital Phnom Penh.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2012 / Urgent appeal cases in 2012
Sous Chantha – Imprisoned labour leader from Cambodia due in trial
by geertjan published 23-06-2011 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: ,
On 24 June, after 8 months imprisonment, Sous Chantha is due to appear in court. We all hope he will be released. The CCC issued a letter to the Cambodian government calling for his immediate and unconditional release and for the reinstatement of Sous and the other workers who were dismissed after a national strike for higher wages in September 2010. The CCC is also in touch with the relevant brands to demand the reinstatement of the dismissed workers.
Located in News / / 06 / 23
Sous Chantha released but contrived criminal charges upheld
by geertjan published 24-06-2011 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: ,
After a three hour trial on 24 June, in Phnom Penh; Sous Chantha, Cambodian union leader and former employee of United Apparel Garment factory was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment for drug distribution. The sentence was reportedly set at seven months plus five days time-served and two months suspended sentence. After some discussion with legal officials, Sous was then released after the prosecution stated its decision not to appeal.
Located in News / / 06 / 24