LESOTHO: Union Wants US Textile Boycott
Lesotho, one of the beneficiaries of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), has sent a delegation to the United States to try to persuade US consumers to boycott the kingdom's textile exports. The lobby group, led by Daniel Maraisane, president of the Lesotho Clothing and Allied Workers' Union (LECAWU), is protesting against what it describes as "slave-like working conditions" in the industry.
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