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In Memory – Rana Plaza one year later

Today is the anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka killing 1,136 workers – most of them women. I remember being there in Dhaka when the news broke and agonizing over whether to get on a … Continue reading

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A Black Day in History – Comment on ‘Tales of lone survivor’ Dhaka Tribune

“Now 70, Delwar…broke into tears several times and trembled recollecting the horror of the night. There was a pin-drop silence in the courtroom when Delwar was telling his experience of the mass killing.” via Tales of lone survivor | Dhaka Tribune. … Continue reading

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Rana Plaza survivors work at self-owned factory | Dhaka Tribune

“The factory is owned by the workers,” said Rintu. They receive around Tk3,500 for working nine hours a day, six days a week and are paid duly for putting in overtime. Fifty percent of the factory’s profit is equally distributed … Continue reading

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As she lay dying: A story from Bangladesh

I have just read this article from the Dhaka Tribune. I had heard about the fire and the death of a survivor just when they thought they would find no more. But reading it here has reduced me to tears … Continue reading

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