Stonewall and Primark criticised for Pride T-shirts made in Turkey

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Having merchandise made in country with poor LGBT rights record is unethical, say critics

The charity Stonewall and the retailer Primark have been criticised for the manufacture of official Brighton Pride merchandise in countries with a poor record on LGBT rights.

The clothes are made in Turkey, which has a poor recent record on defending LGBT rights. Critics say it is unethical to ask workers to produce clothing that bear messages illegal for them to voice in their own countries.

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