Bangladesh tea production hit by protests

Bangladesh used to be one of the world’s largest exporters of tea, but production is now nearly non-existent. That’s because workers, who are paid only five dollars a week, are barely making ends meet. They are protesting against their low pay and poor working conditions. Al Jazeera’s Maher Sattar reports from Sylhet. Subscribe to our channel Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook Check our website

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Source: Al Jazeera