Bangladesh

U.S. Retailers Refuse Aid To Bangladesh Factory Victims
Wealthy U.S. retailers have no shame. Read more...
Police said the protesters died after officers and border guards opened fire in three towns as the supporters of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its Islamist allies rioted across the country. Read more...
Weekly Round-Up: Actions, events and Occupy in the news. Read more...
After the deadly building collapse in Bangladesh, Walmart released a list of factories it had banned. But it has continued receiving shipments from two of them. Read more...
The agreement on worker safety and building regulations in Bangladesh intended to prevent disasters like the factory fire in November and the factory collapse earlier this month will be missing one major retailer: Walmart. Read more...

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Hundreds of Bangladesh garment factories shut down on Monday due to protests, but the day ended with sweeping changes finally on the horizon for millions of the underpaid workers who have long toiled in far too often unsafe and deadly conditions. Read more...
On the same day that a poll found that many Republicans did not know where Benghazi was even though they considered last year's terrorist attack there to be the biggest scandal in American history, tea party leader Dick Armey confused the city with the country of Bangladesh. Read more...
Video: Amazing, after 17 days a woman was rescued alive from beneath the rubble of the collapsed garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday. Read more...
Eight people have been killed in a fire at a clothing factory in Bangladesh, and the death toll has now climbed to 1,000 in the building collapse of Rana Plaza making it the world's deadliest industrial accident since India's Bhopal disaster in 1984. Read more...
News reports tell us that more than 500 people have now died and more than 2,500 were injured in Savar, Bangladesh, while the toll in West, Texas stands at 15 dead and over 200 injured. Read more...