Tazreen fire

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Renewed calls for major brands to sign Accord

Clean Clothes Campaign, the world’s largest alliance of garment industry labour unions, piled pressure on the major brands connected to the Tazreen factory fire to sign the International Accord, which protects workers in Bangladesh.

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Tazreen Fire: A decade without justice

For 10 long years, the state has failed the victims of Tazreen and their families.

November 24, 2018
November 24, 2018

6 Yrs of Tazreen Fire: Survivors pin hope on own factory

Six years after the Tazreen Fashions factory fire, 10 workers injured in the incident have taken their destiny in their own hands and set up their factory in Ashulia.

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

Making strides in workers' rights

On November 24, 2012 a fire broke out in Tazreen Fashions garment factory in Ashulia that led to the death of at least 112 workers trapped in a building without adequate emergency exits.

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

Tazreen Fire: 5 years on, the pain lingers

Shobita Rani has been unemployed most of the last five years despite being hired a couple of times by garment factories in Savar.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

Trial begins finally

A Dhaka court yesterday finally started trial against 13 people in the case filed in connection with the devastating fire at Tazreen Fashions that killed 112 workers in Ashulia in 2012.

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

No compensation yet for Tazreen victims

It has been three years since the Tazreen fire incident which left some 112 dead and hundreds more injured due to smoke inhalation and fire.

September 3, 2015
September 3, 2015

Delwar, 12 others indicted for Tazreen fire

Thirteen people, including Tazreen Fashions Managing Director Delwar Hossain, are indicted in a case over the devastating fire that killed 112 workers and injured many others in 2012.

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

Mourning the violence of capital(ism)

ON March 21, 2014, I received the news that Sumaya Khatun, my friend and comrade, a 16-year-old girl who used to work at Tazreen Garments, passed away after battling a cancerous tumour for over a year.