Monocultures, multinationals and murders – ‘No unions, no strikes’

The Cavite Export Processing Zone in Rosario, 30km south of Manila, is the country’s most important free zone, with 10,000 workers and 250 businesses (clothing, electronics) in a huge area surrounded by a concrete wall topped with barbed wire. Visitors have to show their credentials to armed guards at a checkpoint.
On the evening of 10 June 2007, nine men armed with crowbars and knives passed through the checkpoint without showing any ID. None of the guards intervened when they attacked (…)

Ref: Le Monde

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