Rana Plaza collapse

Lessons from Rana Plaza

Five years after Rana Plaza collapse, the deadliest garment factory accident in history that took over a thousand lives, the collective efforts of the Bangladesh government, entrepreneurs, apparel...

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

Court accepts Rana Plaza murder charge sheet

A Dhaka court takes cognisance of the charges against 41 people including Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana in connection with a murder case filed over the Rana Plaza collapse which killed at least 1,136...

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Victim's fate still in debris

Rafiq Khan was working in the 'Ether Tex' garments factory located on the 6th floor of Rana Plaza when it collapsed.

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Rana Plaza tragedy

The Rana Plaza disaster survivors and the relatives of the unfortunate victims have received some compensation and we are glad to note the various measures taken for workers' safety and welfare.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Time yet to heal Rana Plaza victims' families

The 24th has become part of Shahida Begum's life. It is the date she goes to the Rana Plaza site every month, be it in the

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Rana Plaza victims demand justice, compensation

Marking the third anniversary of the world’s worst industrial catastrophe in the garment sector, survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse and relatives of the deceased demand exemplary punishment to...

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Trial of two cases yet to start

The trial for the killing of more than a thousand people in Rana Plaza collapse three years ago is yet to begin.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

CPD hails reform measures

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) yesterday lauded the reforms made after the Rana Plaza disaster to ensure workers' safety at

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Quest for dawn ends in darkness

They had come to Dhaka for jobs so they could get out of poverty and help their families. But the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse not only demolished their hopes but also pushed them into endless misery.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

TIB lauds safety measures for RMG workers

Transparency International Bangladesh has lauded the improvement of the safety standard at ready-made garment industries and termed the development “revolutionary”.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Governance after Rana Plaza

Although the number of total factories is debatable, even if there are 4,500 factories, both Accord and Alliance combined only reaches out to less than half of the existing factories.