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Bangladesh: Has situation improved two years after Rana Plaza disaster?

Bangladesh: Has situation improved two years after Rana Plaza disaster?

Relatives of Rana Plaza victims hold photos of their loved ones. @Rohat Ali Rajib The Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh collapsed two years ago today (24 April), claiming the lives of more than 1,100 people. The tragedy highlighted the human cost of cheap clothing. On 29 April MEPs vote on a resolution on the progress […]

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RMG sector in Bangladesh: One year on from tragic Rana Plaza collapse

RMG sector in Bangladesh: One year on from tragic Rana Plaza collapse

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ready made garment (RMG) industry of Bangladesh came under global focus last year, but under very tragic circumstances. Just a month ago was the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse when more than 1,100 people were killed and 2,500 were injured when a garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed. Ismat Jahan, the Bangladesh […]

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Statement by Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Commissioner László Andor on first anniversary of Rana Plaza garment factory disaster

Statement by Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Commissioner László Andor on first anniversary of Rana Plaza garment factory disaster

“One year ago, the world was shocked by the tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh. More than 1,100 people lost their lives in this terrible accident and thousands more were injured. One year later, many victims are still struggling with long-term injuries and waiting for compensation from the trust fund established […]

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