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Garment factory collapse

It took the disastrous collapse of a building in Bangladesh that housed several garment factories and the loss of more than 1,000 lives for the world to begin to pay attention to the plight of garment workers there. The workers are paid the minimum monthly wage of about $37, occasionally go unpaid, and protesters are … Read more

Critical Analysis: Bangladeshi Garment Factory Nightmares

  A woman was recently pulled out of the rubble of an eight-story building that collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  She was alive and had survived, buried in the rubble, for seventeen days.  She was one of the fortunate ones who survived this deadly industrial accident with a death toll of over one thousand people and … Read more

Critical Analysis: Is the Legitimacy of the Bangladesh Tribunal at Stake?

The International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh is an ongoing court mandated to investigate and prosecute individuals who committed atrocities during Bangladesh’s war of independence with Pakistan in 1971. On February 5, 2013, the Tribunal sentenced Jamatt-e-Islami chief Abdul Kader Mullah to life for his alleged role in crimes committed during the 1971 independence war. Mullah … Read more