Rana Plaza victims | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 the owner of the building, Shohel Rana.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rana Plaza two-year anniversary

    TWO years ago, the Rana Plaza building collapsed, crushing workers and drawing the world's attention to the readymade garment (RMG) sector in Bangladesh.

  • Rana Plaza collapse


    Rana Plaza collapsed on the morning of a hot summer day, on April 24, 2013. Officially, 1100 workers died but the true total is much higher, probably closer to 1400 or 1500. The difference is on account of the 'missing' workers, of the bodies never found or those that lacked documentation as workers.

  • Let there be light

    AT the beginning of the industrial revolution, a farmer was also able to make shoes, and the women spent their days making handmade pottery and spinning yarn or cloth.

  • Rana Plaza victims

    Two years of denial and betrayal

    THE families of Rana Plaza victims have passed two years crying for their dear and near ones, suffering in their daily lives and waiting for due compensation and jobs.