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Sportswear brand Adidas has attempted to rebut criticism after staff at a flagship store blocked a demo protesting 'sweatshop' Games merchandise.
War on Want has launched a campaign over the exploitation of workers making goods for Adidas, the official London 2012 sportswear sponsor.
Demonstrators outside Hamleys have protested against toys produced for UK firm JCB, whose equipment is used in Israeli action against Palestinian communities.
War on Want has called on the Duchess of Cambridge to speak out on the exploitation of female migrant workers in south-east Asia by western brands.
Sebastian Coe has come under pressure ove reports of abuses of Bangladeshi workers producing clothes for Adidas, official sportswear partner of the 2012 Games.
Campaigners have attacked UK construction equipment company JCB after Israelis used its bulldozers to destroy a children’s playground in the Palestinian town of Silwan
British government policy puts food companies’ profits before the needs of the world’s poor, says the anti-poverty charity, War on Want
Campaigners for sweatshops-free clothes are about to take their drive into fresh territory at Europe’s biggest textile event.
One year before the London 2012 Olympic Games, War on Want has warned that the Games could be tarnished by sponsors' poor human rights records.
Thousands of women producing clothes for UK brands are working 14 hours a day for poverty pay in Bangladesh, says War on Want.
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