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 retailers and brands, workers' rights groups, NGOs and inspection bodies such as the Accord and Alliance, have led to considerable progress in fire, electrical and structural safety in Bangladesh's garment factories. But more needs to be done.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

Survivors still haunted by Rana Plaza

Three years into the Rana Plaza collapse, as many as 58.4 percent of Rana Plaza survivors are still suffering from mental illnesses...

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

Two factory inspectors get bail

Despite a strong objection from the prosecution, a Dhaka court yesterday granted bail to two of the 41 accused in the murder case filed over Rana Plaza collapse that killed over 1,100 people in 2013.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

Rana Plaza: Cops told to report on arrests

A Dhaka court today has directed police to report on arrest of the fugitives in the case filed over Rana Plaza collapse – the worst factory disaster in history.

December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015

Court accepts Rana Plaza murder charge sheet

A Dhaka court takes into cognisance the charge sheet in the murder case filed over Rana Plaza collapse that killed over a thousand people in April 2013. The court also issued arrest warrant against absconding 24 accused.

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Rana Plaza disaster case

Government rule requiring its clearance to proceed against any government official is standing against the completion of the legal process of the Rana Plaza disaster.

September 17, 2015
September 17, 2015

SC clears way for releasing, screening Rana Plaza movie

Supreme Court clears way for the releasing and screening of the Rana Plaza movie based on the rescue of garment worker Reshma 17 days after the Rana Plaza collapse.

September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015

Status quo on Rana Plaza movie till Sep 14

A Supreme Court chamber judge imposes a status quo till September 14 on release and screening of the Rana Plaza movie.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Rana Plaza movie meant to highlight worker rights: Director (video)

The Rana Plaza movie that portrays the worst workplace disaster in world history aims to speak for garment workers’ rights, its director says.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Ban on Rana Plaza movie lifted

Supreme Court clears way for release and screening of movie Rana Plaza, which is based on the miraculous rescue of garment worker Reshma 17 days into the 2013 collapse of the building in Savar.

September 1, 2015
September 1, 2015

Sohel Rana’s mother lands in jail after surrender

A Dhaka court sends to jail the mother of Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana in a graft case filed over the building collapse that killed over a thousand people in 2013.