After two fires in three days at Bangladesh garment factories – one of which killed at least 112 people – thousands took to the streets to protest violations such as locked doors and lack of fire escapes.
The protests put a spotlight on the poor working conditions, lack of fire escapes, and garment owner negligence that has wracked the world's second-largest garment-exporting country, where firms produce clothing for high-profile brands including Gap, H&M, and Wal-Mart.
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Another reason not to shop at Wal-Mart this holiday season: Deadly Bangladesh garment factory fire spotlights poor working conditions
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