Tag Archives: Rana Plaza

Monica Ali’s Brick Lane After Rana Plaza – Book Review

I’ve just reviewed Monica Ali‘s Brick Lane for Paste magazine. Have a look!   “Almost 14 months after the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the debate surrounding the global garment factory industry shows no sign of abating. The April 24, 2013, collapse killed … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Bangladesh, Book Review, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Sonali – it’s here!

If you haven’t noticed already, my “long-awaited” photo-memoirs book Sonali is finally published and released to the general public. I did release it two days ago, appropriately but not by design, on the anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza in … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Bangladesh, Book Review, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

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

Rate this:

Posted in Bangladesh, Life | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Help me help Ria

There are two versions of this post today. You can read one or the other or both. They are complementary though cover the same ground. This one looks at this project from the Bangladesh side of things. The other, on … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Bangladesh, Education, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Bangladesh: A way up, “with dignity” – comment on a Dhaka Tribune Editorial

“An international panel of experts recently recommended that the developed countries allow 100% duty and quota free (DFQF) entry of products to their markets from least developed countries (LDCs), such as Bangladesh. As trade is the most viable vehicle to … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Bangladesh, Philosophy | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments