Blog: Leonie BarrieFair play at the Olympics?

Leonie Barrie | 11 August 2004

A ‘sew-in’ against the backdrop of the Acropolis, a workers’ Olympics in Thailand, and a cycle ride from Belgium to Greece are just some of the actions staged as part of a campaign to highlight working conditions in the sportswear industry in the run-up to the 2004 Olympics. Launched by Oxfam, the Clean Clothes Campaign and Global Unions, the Play Fair at the Olympics campaign claims to be one of the largest ever worldwide mobilisations against sweatshops.


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