Brands criticised for sourcing resumption in Myanmar

KMedia Myanmar Photo e1622559663823Workers’ rights campaigners have reproached leading fast fashion brands for resuming sourcing from Myanmar without consulting trade unions.

The US-based Worker Rights Consortium accused Bestseller, H&M and Primark of prioritising “profit over basic human rights” by continuing to do business in the country following the military coup in February – without any apparent consultations with labour unions and workers’ leaders.

For the full story, see the July 2021 edition of Textiles South East Asia.