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Workers protest outside the Hand Seven Apparel factory in Phnom Penh's Pur Senchey district on December 15, 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

Phnom Penh Factory Delays Closure After Protests

Around 200 workers from the Hand Seven Apparel in Phnom Penh’s Pur Senchey district say the factory was shutting down to move to a new location while forcing workers to resign from their positions so it can sidestep compensation requirements.

Workers protest outside the New Mingda garment factory in Phnom Penh on November 2, 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

Two More Unionists Suspended at Phnom Penh Factory

Phnom Penh’s New Mingda garment factory suspended two more workers who had been trying to form a union, workers said, following a protest there last week over the dismissal of another union leader.