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About Heather Stilwell

Heather Stilwell is a freelance photographer working in Cambodia.

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Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

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Violence visited on Cambodian garment workers

Cambodian garment workers make around $80 a month, taking on long hours of overtime in harsh conditions. Now workers across the country are standing up for themselves to demand more—but the fight for a better wage in Cambodia is a dangerous one. At least four garment workers were killed this month during a crackdown on protesters demanding a decent wage from the government and international clothing companies. This video shows the workers who are standing up—and the violence consistently employed to keep them quiet.

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