In the past 10 days alone two workers were killed and 5 injured in two different accidents. Activists say lack of government regulation and negligence by employers are the major reasons
Abrar Fahad was found dead in Dhaka university, a few days after posting comments critical of the government. The protesting students said activists of the Bangladesh Chhatra League were responsible
At a solidarity event organized by the Workers Party of Bangladesh, speakers condemned the imperialist policies of the US which have caused chaos across the world
At least 15 workers have been killed in different accidents in the ship breaking industry in Bangladesh this year. The incidents reveal the lack of government supervision and negligence by employers.
The management of SF Denim Apparels announced the termination of 700 workers when they returned from Eid vacations, citing “work order shortage”
At least a 100,000 Rohingya marched in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, the largest refugee camp in the world.
Over 100,000 Rohingya refugees participated in a rally marking the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar. The community was the target of an ethnic cleansing campaign conducted by the military in 2017.
The high court in Bangladesh has banned production, distribution and sale of pasteurized milk for 14 companies and now dairy farmers have nowhere to sell their milk
The government raised the price of gas in eight categories, including that of household users, despite persistent opposition from consumer rights groups.
The workers have not been paid for 6 to 13 weeks, and have been demonstrating in different parts of Bangladesh’s industrial belt. The strike entered its fifth day on May 18.
‘Thousands of workers dismissed earlier haven’t been re-appointed yet and in most cases, workers didn’t even receive their legal compensation,’ says workers’ organizer
Unions in Bangladesh have asked the government to intervene in false cases against thousands of workers arrested and fired from their jobs for participating in the December protests.