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bangladesh ship yards The horrendous human cost of Bangladesh’s ship breaking industry

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.

Bangladesh garment workers Unions protest against largest termination of workers in Bangladesh

The management of SF Denim Apparels announced the termination of 700 workers when they returned from Eid vacations, citing “work order shortage”

genocide day rohingya ‘No more genocide!’- Rohingya mark two years of genocide day

At least a 100,000 Rohingya marched in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, the largest refugee camp in the world.

Rohingyas Protest Thousands of Rohingyas gather in Bangladesh to mark ‘Genocide Day’

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.

Bangladesh’s dairy farmers hit hard with milk ban

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 Left Democratic Alliance protest the latest hike in gas price in front of National Press Club, Dhaka on Saturday. Focus Bangla Left Democratic Alliance calls strike against gas price hike in Bangladesh

The government raised the price of gas in eight categories, including that of household users, despite persistent opposition from consumer rights groups.

Striking Bangladesh jute mill workers Bangladesh jute mill workers go on strike to demand unpaid wages

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.

Textile workers in Bangladesh fight against state repression

‘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

Bangladesh workers strike Bangladesh unions demands release of garment workers

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.

Arundhati Roy Shahidul Alam Chobi Mela Dhaka police revokes invitation for Arundhati Roy’s event

On Tuesday, the Dhaka police denied permission to noted writer and activist Arundhati Roy’s event, hours before the program which was scheduled to be held in Dhaka.

Around the world in 8 mins ep 11 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 11

In this episode, we report about the protests in Belgium and Haiti, and termination of thousands of Bangladeshi workers

Over 11,000 more workers fired in Bangladesh for trade union activity

According to local reports, the companies have forced many senior employees to resign, presumably to avoid paying higher wages and social security benefits. Earlier, over 5,000 employees had been arrested for taking part in protests in January

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