Dozens injured in clothing worker protest in Myanmar


Dozens of clothing workers were injured in mid-October after a clash with assailants wielding iron bars outside a Chinese-owned factory in Yangon, it is reported. A total of 24 people were admitted to hospital for treatment.

Hundreds of employees of Fu Yuen Garment, which has produced clothing for German supermarket chain Lidl and British fashion brand Joules, have been striking for several weeks demanding the reinstatement of 30 sacked workers.

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