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Killing of Bangladeshi Labor Organizer Signals an Escalation in Violence

(Source: New York Times)

Andrew Biraj/Reuters
Residents cleaned up after fires were set in 2010 by garment workers in Ashulia, Bangladesh, who were demanding higher wages.

DHAKA, Bangladesh — A labor activist who was arrested two years ago for his role in protests against low wages in Bangladesh’s garment industry was found murdered outside this city last week, labor rights advocates and the police said on Monday.

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