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Two Australian companies still have not signed a safety accord for Bangladeshi garment workers, a year after more than 1,000 people died in a building collapse, ABC News reports.
When the Rana Plaza factory building collapsed in the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, last year, 1,129 garment workers were killed, crushed under eight stories of concrete.
Western fashion brands faced pressure on Thursday to honour promises to care for Bangladesh's victims of the world's worst garment factory accident, ahead of protests on the first anniversary of the disaster that cost 1,138 lives.
It's not the first time, and it likely won't be the last: Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal has demonstrated little tolerance for criticism of its activities.
In front of the Rana Plaza site, Abdur Rahman holds a photo of his wife, Cahyna Akhter, who was killed there.
A Bangladesh court ruled Wednesday opposition leader Khaleda Zia should stand trial for embezzlement in a case that could see her jailed for life, a prosecutor said.
Bangladeshi musician, designer and voice for change, the thirty-something Anusheh Anadil transcends boundaries and causes with grit and positivity.
Nazma Akhter, left, and her daughter, Riza, 10, stand outside their home in a slum in Ashulia, a suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Rasheda Khatun, a woman of thirty and wife of Md. Nazrul Islam of Mollikpara village in Masra Union in Sirajganj Sadar upazila could do nothing but watch flood come in last September and ruin her life.
Four environmentalists, sued for protesting occupation of Dhanmondi playground, received bail after surrendering before a court in the capital today.
Campaigners are working hard to make sure that tragedies such as the Rana collapse do not happen again.
Relatives mourn as they show pictures of garment workers, who are believed to be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, in Savar, 30 km outside Dhaka April 28, 2013.
A fund created to compensate victims of Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster made its first payments on Tuesday as the country prepared to mark the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse.
Members of the Harrow Bangladeshi Community met at Regents College, Rayners Lane for the celebrations organised by Conservative parliamentary candidate for Harrow West Hannah David.
New water wells: A Lincoln rotary club has raised over A 51k to build new fresh water wells in Bangladeshi villages.
Workers sewing garments at a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 17, 2013. American and European retailers and apparel brands committed to improving safety in Bangladeshi factories have divided into two sometimes feuding camps, a result that some say detracts from the overall effort.