Bangladesh work­ers clash with po­lice

The Straits Times - - WORLD -

DHAKA • Thou­sands of Bangladeshi gar­ment work­ers churn­ing out clothes for top global brands walked off the job yes­ter­day and clashed with po­lice as protests over low wages en­tered a sec­ond week. Po­lice said wa­ter can­non and tear gas were fired to dis­perse strik­ing fac­tory work­ers in Savar, a gar­ment hub out­side the cap­i­tal Dhaka.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Singapore

© PressReader. All rights reserved.