Charges over Bangladesh bureau fire

Burnt out stays of a Tazreen mantle bureau in Dhaka on 25 Nov 2012

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The BBC’s Mahfuz Sadique in Dhaka says it has “been a prolonged wait for victims”

Thirteen people, including a dual owners, have been charged over a bureau glow in Bangladesh in Nov 2012 that killed some-more than 100 people.

Police pronounced they had charged Delwar Hossain and his wife, as good as confidence guards and managers, over a glow during a Tazreen bureau in Dhaka.

It was a country’s deadliest mantle bureau fire. In Apr 2013 a Rana Plaza bureau collapsed murdering 1,135.

Bangladesh has given affianced to urge conditions during a mantle factories.

“Delwar and his mother Mahmuda Akter… and 11 others have been charged with genocide due to negligence,” military questioner AKM Mohsinuzzaman Khan told a AFP news agency.

The multi-floor Tazreen Fashion factory, in a Ashulia district on a hinterland of a capital, granted garments to a accumulation of Western retailers including US hulk Walmart.

The glow sparked protests from thousands of workers who claimed a building had been vulnerable to work in; Delwar Hossain denied a allegations.

Dangerous conditions

The occurrence was subsequently overshadowed by a fall of a Rana Plaza mantle factory, also in Dhaka’s suburbs, in Apr 2013, one of a world’s misfortune industrial accidents.

Garment workers criticism in Savar, Dhaka, on 24 Nov 2013Garment workers took to a streets of Dhaka to criticism over their conditions after a glow during Tazreen bureau and a fall of a Rana Plaza factory

The disasters shone a light on a bad reserve standards of Bangladesh’s wardrobe attention and a intolerable operative conditions of many of a workers.

International retailers who use a factories such as HM and Zara, have given sealed adult to legally contracting measures to urge workers’ reserve conditions.

The Bangladeshi supervision announced stairs to urge conditions for a 3 million mantle workers – many of whom are women. These conditions enclosed lifting a smallest salary and creation it easier for them to form unions.


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