By Peter Symonds, December 7, 2012
Corporations are desperate to deny responsibility in order to protect their public relations image and profits, and avoid potential legal action.
By Wasantha Rupasinghe, December 1, 2012
Workers were demanding justice for the victims, compensation for their families and improved safety standards.
By Peter Symonds, November 28, 2012
The conditions at the Tazreen Fashions factory where 112 workers died were not the exception, but the rule.
By Peter Symonds, November 27, 2012
The protesters demanded the punishment of those responsible for the Tazreen Fashions factory fire that claimed at least 112 lives on Saturday night.
By Peter Symonds, November 26, 2012
A blaze that gutted the Tazreen Fashions building near the capital of Dhaka on Saturday night killed at least 112 workers and injured another 150.
By Sarath Kumara, Wimal Perera, September 20, 2012
The latest protests underscore the seething discontent over deteriorating wages and working conditions.
By Sathish Simon, July 16, 2012
While torrential monsoonal rains produced the floods, their ruinous impact is the result of decades of official indifference and negligence.
By Sarath Kumara, April 17, 2012
Aminul Islam went missing on April 4 and his tortured body was found two days later, dumped by the roadside.
By Sarath Kumara, Wimal Perera, March 17, 2012
The right-wing BNP and the Islamists are seeking to exploit the rising disaffection with the government and divert it in a reactionary nationalist direction.
By Sarath Kumara, Wimal Perera, September 10, 2011
The much-anticipated visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh failed to produce the desired transit and water-sharing deals.
By Simon Whelan, January 7, 2011
Cables released by WikiLeaks reveal how the British government provides training to a Bangladeshi government paramilitary force specialising in executing political opponents.
By Wasantha Rupasingha, December 23, 2010
At least 37 people—all women and children—have drowned after a ferry collided with a sand-laden cargo vessel and sank in north-eastern Bangladesh on December 19.