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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.