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Let's remember that none of the factories operating in Rana Plaza had trade unions.
The EU steps are premature and unfortunate, since it will diminish the EU's leverage with the Burmese government. Essentially, in our view, the EU member countries are ditching measures that have motivated the current progress on human rights.
We would compare the prisoners' releases to a race. We've run part of the race, and just because you run a very good last lap around the track doesn't mean that you stop running. We have to make sure that we get to the end of this road, we ensure that all prisoners are released.
The issue is that it's a moral matter, you can't torture people. That's something that the UN has agreed upon, that has become a norm around the world. And caning is considered a form of torture. It's a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment. And under the UN convention of torture, it's included in that definition.