Bangladesh Garments and Industrial Workers Federation

New blaze panic as Bangladesh workers protest ‘deathtraps’

Garment workers staged mass protests on Monday to demand the end to “deathtrap” labour conditions after Bangladesh’s worst-ever textile factory fire, as a new blaze sparked fresh panic and terror.

Monday, 26 November, 2012, 6:36pm

Second fire hits Bangladesh garment factory

Bangladesh firefighters on Monday quelled a blaze at a 12-storey building housing four different garment factories in Dhaka, days after a fire killed 110 textile workers in a different facility.

26 Nov 2012 - 5:08pm

Scores die in Bangladesh garment factory fire

At least 112 people were killed yesterday when a fire tore through a Bangladesh garment factory that made clothes for a Hong Kong firm, forcing workers to jump from high windows to escape smoke and flames.

26 Nov 2012 - 2:57am