28 Dec '14, 9pm
Ecouterre: H&M Disputes TV Station's Claims of Land-Grabbing in Ethiopia. is new Ethiopia
is in TV4′s cross-hairs again. Two years after the Swedish broadcaster slammed the high-street retailer for failing to prevent sweatshop-like conditions in Cambodia, its Kalle Fakta (“Cold Facts”) program claimed on Tuesday that H&M is guilty of promoting “land-grabbing” in Ethiopia. The large-scale land-leasing policy, part of a broader government-led development scheme in the Omo Valley, a United National Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization World Heritage site, has courted controversy from the beginning.