Greece -Strawberry pickers shot as they demand unpaid wages -April 19, 2013

Twenty-seven Bangladeshi strawberry pickers in Manolada were shot by their foremen as they demanded payment of their delayed wages. Some 200 workers went to their foremen to get them to pay the wages, which had not been done in six months. The village of Manolada was in the news on 2008 as well, when migrant workers went on strike over slavery-like conditions.



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