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Phil Bloomer is the executive director of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre. He has over 25 years' experience in social justice advocacy and campaigning. Phil joined the Resource Centre after 18 years at Oxfam, including eight as Campaigns and Policy Director and 11 years in Latin America. Phil recently returned from a trip to Azerbaijan where he met with communities, civil society and business to discuss the impacts of the European Games and the wider human rights situation in the country.

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Plight of Syrian Refugees in Turkish Factories Sending Shockwaves Through Garment Industry

(0) Comments | Posted 11 January 2016 | (17:28)

"The big Western clothing brands are only beginning to wake up to the huge reputation risk of exploited Syrian refugees in the factories they source from in Turkey" said a source in a UK clothing brand to me last week. As we pick up a bargain in the New Year...

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The Situation in Syria Is at Breaking Point

(15) Comments | Posted 10 March 2012 | (00:00)

Each day the news of Syria gets worse. As a human rights activist told Oxfam, "the situation is hell. In areas under attack, people do not have enough food." Earlier this week, the Syrian Red Cross finally entered Baba Amr with Baroness Amos, but members of the International Committee of...

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