26th June 2018
Worker Rights Consortium documents vicious threats and beatings at Bangalore’s Shahi Export
A new report by the Workers' Rights' Consortium claimed on June 20 that Shahi Export in Bangalore, India, viciously attacked workers in April this year. Attacks included physical beatings and...
24th April 2018
India’s handloom obsession starts talk of an “endgame” in its clothing export industry
India's obsession with the politics of hand-weaving means clothes exports are falling sharply. And they were in a surprisingly mediocre position to start with. In the financial year to February, they...
22nd April 2018
Chinese “waiting for Pakistani textile mills to die”
A year ago, Pakistani companies were leaking to news agencies that Chinese firms were using Beijing’s “One Belt, One Road” project to invest heavily in Pakistan's spinning and weaving industry. Six...