Garment Factory Fire

  • Bangladesh: Factory fire victims' families await for money January 24, 2013

    Dhaka (Bangladesh): When fire ravaged a Bangladeshi garment factory, killing 112 workers, dozens of their families did not even have a body to bury because their loved ones' remains were burned beyond recognition. Two months later, the same families have yet to receive any of the compensation they were promised...
  • Walmart, Disney clothes found in Bangladesh fire November 29, 2012

    Dhaka: The garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 people were killed in a fire had been making clothes for Walmart, Disney, Sears and other major global retailers - some of whom say they thought they had stopped doing business with the place. The apparent confusion underscored what some industry experts...