Lack of progress in the trial process is deeply upsetting
On the morning of April 24, 2013, Babul began his day working as a machine operator on the seventh floor of a garment factory at Rana Plaza in Savar. From his workstation, he could see his wife at her workstation.
International inspection agencies said safety conditions in the country's $30 billion garment industry have improved dramatically since the Rana Plaza disaster, thanks to efforts by entrepreneurs, retailers and brands.
The death of more than 1,100 garment workers in Rana Plaza collapse in 2013 had shocked the world's conscience. The man-made disaster tainted the country's image abroad.
A Dhaka court frames charges against Sohel Rana and 17 others in a case filed for violating building code in constructing the nine-storey Rana Plaza, which collapsed in 2013 killing 1,136 people. The court will start trial of the case on August 23.
Bangladesh can create millions of jobs for garment workers through improving the productivity and social and environmental compliance, according to a new study by the World Bank (WB).
Another anniversary of the deadliest garment industry disaster in history just passed by last week.
A Dhaka court yesterday took cognisance of the charges against 41 people, including Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana, in
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 the owner of the building, Shohel Rana.