AIMediaAwards2010

Amnesty International Media Award 2010

Two winning stories in two separate categories for 'Zimbabwe’s Bloody Diamonds' & 'Toxic Jeans'

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The dark side of denim

Suppliers to Gap and Levis poison the heart of one of Africa’s poorest countries

Solid waste from garment factories supplying Gap and Levis is being dumped and burned, untreated liquid waste – dark blue dye – is being poured into the Caledon River – polluting drinking water and killing river life.

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