Tuesday 22nd Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
by James Tweedie
INTERNATIONAL trade unions and anti-poverty campaigners have welcomed news of compensation for the victims of Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza disaster.
The Rana Plaza Co-ordination Committee announced on Monday that it had raised sufficient funds to make...
Wednesday 10th Jun 2015
BANGLADESHI police charged 42 people with murder yesterday over the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster which killed 1,137 people.
Among them were Sohel Rana, the owner of the building which collapsed, his parents, the owners of five clothing factories with...
Tuesday 2nd Jun 2015
by Harounor Rashid
Friday 1st May 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
TUC calls for protection of Bangladesh workers
Saturday 25th Apr 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
CAMPAIGNERS marched through a London fashion district last night as they named and shamed high street brands involved in a Bangladeshi garment factory collapse in 2012.
Fair trade groups Labour Behind the Label and War on Want led a sartorial mob from outside fashion magazine Vogue...
Friday 24th Apr 2015
THE TUC called on clothing retail conglomerates yesterday to contribute to a disaster fund set up for the families of victims of Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza disaster two years ago.
Almost 1,200 workers, most of them young women, died when the Rana Plaza factory collapsed on April 24...
Wednesday 22nd Apr 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
BANGLADESH’S garment industry guardedly welcomed Italian retailer Benetton’s pledge of more than $1 million to victims of the Rana Plaza collapse at the weekend.
The collapse killed over 1,100 people two years ago and Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters...
Monday 20th Apr 2015
In the last of her diary entries JEAN LAMBERT reports from a centre which provides secure employment and living wages for women who have lost their livelihoods
Friday 12th Dec 2014
Jean Lambert visits the ruins of the factory and talks to women garment workers
Wednesday 10th Dec 2014