Who is making clothes for international chains?

Syrian refugees are being collected from Turkish streets and sent to factories where they make clothes for international companies.

Yoel Domb ,

Syrian refugees
Syrian refugees
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Syrian refugees are being collected from Turkish streets and sent to factories where they make clothes for international companies like Zara, Mango and Asus, according to a report by the BBC television program Panorama. The workers are paid about 1 pound (5 NIS) an hour for their work.

According to reports, the refugees who reach Turkey, often on their own initiative, are collected by people who offer them work and employ them for this paltry wage. The factories sew garments for such famous retail establishments as Marks and Spencer and Zara.

The stores, however, claimed that they do not order their clothes directly from the factories but depend on external suppliers, so that they are not responsible for factory conditions.



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