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Bangladesh Fire

WATCH: The Hidden Cost Of Bangladesh's Garment Industry

Posted 09.17.2013 | World

Retailers, labor unions and government organizations started talks in Geneva last week to discuss compensation for the victims of two recent factory a...

5 Reasons American Companies Refused To Sign Bangladesh Safety Accord

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 07.11.2013 | Business

Earlier this week Walmart, Gap and 15 other North American clothing companies were roundly criticized by labor groups after the retailers signed on to...

Petition Asks Consumers To Pay 10 Cents Extra To Protect Workers

Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact

By Sally Greenberg, TakePart Over this past weekend, the death toll from the April 24, 2013, collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Savar, ...

Bangladesh Orders Arrest Of Collapsed Factory's Owners

Reuters | Ruma Paul and Serajul Quadir | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business

* Seventy-two people rescued on Friday * Hundreds unaccounted for; death toll hits 304 * Official says building did not have correct permits ...

Dave Jamieson

Factory Fire Survivor Demands Compensation From Walmart | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.12.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Sumi Abedin hasn't worked a day since Nov. 24 of last year. That was when her workplace, Tazreen Fashions in Bangladesh, went up in flam...

Moral Outrage for Bangladesh

Irteza Binte-Farid | Posted 02.02.2013 | World
Irteza Binte-Farid

In a modern, civilized society of the 21st century, how is it possible for at least 112 people to burn to death in a factory because there were no fire exits and doors were blocked?

Fox Business Contributor: Factory Fire Victims Appreciated Those Jobs

Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

The workers who died in Bangladesh’s worst-ever factory fire were thankful to be toiling away making garments, according to Fox Business host Charle...

HORROR: Factory Fire Kills More Than 100

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2013 | World

By Anis Ahmed and Ruma Paul DHAKA, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Fire swept through a garment factory on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital ki...

World In Photos, June 29, 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...