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Factory Fire Reveals Bangladesh’s Child Labor Problem
July 21, 2021

Factory Fire Reveals Bangladesh’s Child Labor Problem

By Samaya Anjum
Child workers were among the casualties of the July 8 fire, shedding terrible light on an all-too-common problem.

Narayanganj Fire: Same Problems, No Solutions to Industrial Accidents in Bangladesh
July 14, 2021

Narayanganj Fire: Same Problems, No Solutions to Industrial Accidents in Bangladesh

By Asif Muztaba Hassan and Yashab Osama
Data from early 2019 shows that at least 468 fire incidents took place in Old Dhaka, home to over 500 illegal chemical warehouses and factories.
52 Dead in Bangladesh Factory Fire as Workers Locked Inside
July 10, 2021

52 Dead in Bangladesh Factory Fire as Workers Locked Inside

By Julhas Alam
Bangladesh has a tragic history of industrial disasters, including factories catching fire with the workers locked inside.

The Unsung Heroes of the Tampaco Factory Fire
September 22, 2016

The Unsung Heroes of the Tampaco Factory Fire

By Sakib Imtiaz
Who were the orange-clad rescuers who responded to the fire?

34 Dead in Bangladesh Factory Fire
September 15, 2016

34 Dead in Bangladesh Factory Fire

By Roshni Kapur
The fire is the latest incident calling Bangladesh's workplace safety into question.

Authorities Make Arrests in Bangladesh Garments Factory Fire
February 11, 2014

Authorities Make Arrests in Bangladesh Garments Factory Fire

By Olinda Hassan
Their track record is not promising, but will the authorities finally deliver justice?

More Than a Year Later, Bangladesh Factory Owners Charged in Deadly Fire
December 25, 2013

More Than a Year Later, Bangladesh Factory Owners Charged in Deadly Fire

By J.T. Quigley
Prosecutors face an uphill struggle against powerful garment industry executives with ties to government.
Tales from the Rubble: A Bangladeshi Factory Worker Tells Her Story
October 11, 2013

Tales from the Rubble: A Bangladeshi Factory Worker Tells Her Story

A Bangladeshi woman recalls her harrowing experience when her factory collapsed.

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