rana plaza

Rana Plaza victims remembered in candle light vigil

To mark the nine years anniversary of Rana Plaza tragedy, the industrial disaster that killed more than 1,100 people back in 2013, a remembrance programme was held today (April 23, 2022) with candle light vigil for the victims.

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

How Rana Plaza tragedy shaped Bangladesh's mental health

"Many of my peers look back at the Rana Plaza tragedy with dull, dead eyes."

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

Rana Plaza victims remembered in candle light vigil

To mark the nine years anniversary of Rana Plaza tragedy, the industrial disaster that killed more than 1,100 people back in 2013, a remembrance programme was held today (April 23, 2022) with candle light vigil for the victims.

April 3, 2022
April 3, 2022

Bangladeshi photojournalist chronicles Ukrainians in flight

Upon his arrival in the small town of Chop, located in western Ukraine, Ismail Ferdous witnessed first-hand the devastating consequences of war.

March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020

Graft case: HC again refuses bail to Rana Plaza owner

The High Court again refuses to grant bail to Sohel Rana, owner of the Rana Plaza -- which collapsed leaving at least 1,135 people in April, 2013 -- in a corruption case filed on charge of committing irregularities in constructing the building.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

Dreams incomplete

From a young age, he believed in helping people in whatever way he could. Whether it was staging protests for the causes he believed in, saving lives of people trapped in building collapses, or rescuing stray animals in distress, he believed in acting upon his beliefs.

April 24, 2019
April 24, 2019

Post-Rana Plaza, what we have achieved and what we haven't

The Rana Plaza collapse, the deadliest garment factory accident in history, carries a moral and political significance.

April 24, 2019
April 24, 2019

WHY ARE FACTORIES DEEMED UNSAFE STILL OPERATIONAL?

When the Accord and Alliance signed on different brands from all over the world after the Rana Plaza collapse in 2013, they pledged that the factories that these brands will do business with will ensure safe working conditions for the workers.

April 24, 2019
April 24, 2019

Rana Plaza Survivors - 6 years on

Rana Plaza Survivors - 6 years on

April 24, 2019
April 24, 2019

Is Bangladesh’s remediation programme ready to take on Accord’s work?

After the fateful Rana Plaza disaster on April 24, 2013, a legally binding agreement between European buyers, retailers, and labour unions was signed to maintain structural safety and safe working environment in Bangladeshi RMG factories which is now known as

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

Rana Plaza survivor on hunger strike

A survivor of the Rana Plaza disaster is continuing a hunger strike for the second consecutive day with an 11-point demand which includes rehabilitation and compensation for those affected.