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Dublin Solidarity with Workers in Myanmar

As part of international week of action with workers in Myanmar, members of the Industrial Workers of the World Ireland have extended it’s hand of solidarity through the various unions and grassroots social justice movements in Myanmar. Unions such as the Federation of General Workers Myanmar (FGWM), All Burma Federation of Trade Unions (ABFTU) and Food not Bombs Myanmar – with the support of the Asia Working Group of the International Confederation of Labour (ICL) who have confirmed a host of international companies that continues to assist the regime and/or military owed businesses.

The recently established 'Bloody Money Campaign' has been endorsed and supported by IWW Ireland to help raise awareness of how multinational companies are still profiting from doing business with the military regime in Myanmar.

To help defend workers rights, members of IWW will hold a series of information stalls outside businesses locally who are currently assisting investment and the funding of the Myanmar military regime as part of the international week of action outside of Primark and Penneys stores across the country to help shine a light on those businesses here in Ireland who are happy to do business with the brutal Military Council in Myanmar.

It has been confirmed that Primark Limited and Penneys in Ireland are still engaged in doing business with the Myanmar regimes who have a track record in war crimes, human rights violation, genocide and crime against humanity in Myanmar.

As part of this unfolding international campaign the IWW will play it’s part to help highlight the abuse of workers in Ireland and in Myanmar.

For updates, more information and you can help out at actions locally, please check out our social media pages and main website.

Link to Facebook events page here

Join us outside PRIMARK/Penneys stores on Mary Street in Dublin at 4pm on Saturday 25th September.


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