Sunday, December 3, 2023

Strike at educational institutions today

Leftist student organisations platform Progressive Students’ Alliance will enforce today a strike in all educational institutions across the country, demanding capital punishment of the owners of garment factories at Rana Plaza of Savar. They will boycott classes and examinations between 11:00am

Deadly collapse renews ‘sweatshop’ safety woes

The collapse of the eight-storey Rana Plaza that killed more than 240 people is prompting renewed calls for foreign retailers and clothing companies to ensure the safety of workers in Bangladesh. The blame for the string of tragedies in the country’s garment sector must be shared between ‘ruthless’ factory bosses, a ‘negligent’ government and Western ... Read more