Five clothing companies, including global giants Zara and Mango, contribute to trust fund
In Bangladesh, Charging of Garment Factory Owner Spurs Hope of New Era of Accountability
The Tazreen factory fire claimed at least 112 lives in November 2012, and thanks to international pressure the building’s owner is finally behind bars awaiting trial
The Hindus of Bangladesh Fear for Their Future
Bangladesh’s minority Hindus are being attacked by Islamists who seem as preoccupied with land as they are with politics or religion
Bangladeshi Voters Lose Out in Deeply Flawed Election
Violence and abysmal turnout underscore depths of nation’s political crisis
Bangladesh Garment Factory Victims Get $40 Million Compensation Fund
Four global retailers Primark, El Corte Ingles, Loblaw and Bon Marche have pledged to contribute to a $40 million compensation fund for victims of Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in April, officials announced on Tuesday.
“An estimated $40 million will be required to compensate the victims and their beneficiaries, …
Tazreen Factory Owners Charged With Murder Over Fatal Blaze
Lack of emergency exits led to the death of 112 workers in November last year
Execution Ignites Violent Protests in Bangladesh
Islamist leader hanged for war crimes
Bangladesh Executes Opposition Leader After Controversial War-Crimes Ruling
Opposition Islamist parties had threatened “dire consequences” if Abdul Quader Mollah was executed.
Fire Guts 10-Story Garment Factory in Bangladesh
Blaze marks another low-point in an industry plagued by workplace disasters
Bangladesh Garment Workers Demand Higher Pay
The higher minimum wage is still the lowest for garment workers in the world.
Four Things You Need to Know About the Chaos In Bangladesh
Two general strikes in two weeks and hundreds dead so far this year. Just what is going on?
152 People Sentenced to Death by Bangladesh Court For Mutiny
A special court in Bangladesh has handed out 152 death sentences in one of the largest trials in history
Pay an Extra 25 Cents For Your T-Shirt and Bangladeshi Workers Get a Real Wage
You can afford it and they need it