25/01/2017, Follows mass strike of garment workers in December
31/03/2016, The world’s largest mangrove forest lies on the deltas of three rivers:
the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal. It is
here, in an area of outstanding natural beauty called the Sundarbans,
that the Bangladeshi government plans to site a coal-fired power plant.
24/04/2014, Protest letter from Paul Murphy and other MEP’s
23/01/2014, Both sides mired in corruption and violence
03/05/2013, It is said that where labour is cheap, life is cheap. This is never more
so than in the recent horrific deaths of over 400 garment workers
crushed in a collapsed building in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.
15/03/2013, Verdicts of the Bangladesh war crimes tribunal this February, which were
widely seen as overdue and too lenient, sparked off a wave of protests
in Dhaka’s Shahbagh Square and throughout the country.
26/12/2011, Forty years ago, Bangladesh became an independent state, breaking away
21/12/2010, Strikes and protests by Bangladesh garment workers continue in the face
of harsh repression by the state. Following the deaths of three
strikers, shot down when police opened fire on demonstrators in
Chittagong on 14 December, the protests have increased.
27/08/2010, Strike and protest action in around 4,000 factories
04/08/2010, Thousands of garment workers in Bangladesh took to the streets of Dhaka
to dismiss the recently announced increase in the minimum wage as
26/10/2007, Textile workers are on the move again.
31/12/2006, Troops were deployed throughout Bangladesh on Sunday 11 December
supposedly to “maintain law and order”, according to a Presidential
20/11/2006, Trade unionists and left activists under threat
04/11/2006, Danger of army intervention
05/09/2006, Protesting Bangladeshi garment workers torch factories
02/09/2006, 5 killed, 50 injured security force shootings
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