SNAPSHOT: It's pants

Protesters from anti-sweatshop group No Sweat and the London branch of trade union GMB wore their underwear over their trousers and waved a large banner as part of their 'Knickers to Nike' campaign at the corporation's annual 10km fun run. Nike's event, which takes place each summer in London's Richmond Park, is organised to raise money for schools across London. But campaigners say that it is a publicity stunt and argue that Nike profits from the labour of school-aged children working in its manufacturing plants around the world. The group of 20 activists wrote slogans across their chests and backs in red lipstick and handed out leaflets and stickers to some of the 20,000 participants before joining the run themselves. Many runners displayed their sticker during the event. No Sweat also set up www.runlondon.info to rival Nikes own www.runlondon.com site.

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