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German court decision over KiK Pakistan supplier factory fire disappoints

A court decision has left many asking who is liable for the working conditions in supplier factories in low-wage countries. A German court has rejected a lawsuit by four Pakistanis against German discount clothing retailer KiK. They wanted the company to take responsibility for a fire at a textile factory in Karachi six years ago, in addition to €30,000 each in damages

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