Portrait | Dhaka

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Dhaka, Keranigonj, Bangladesh June 2013

A Bangladeshi dock yard labor Milon 48, take a pose and smile  for photos in front of repaired Ship. He  works as a day labor and earn 280 tk per day. Thousand of dock workers laboring on ships in Keranigonj yard on the Buriganga river, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Daily Life | Dhaka

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Dhaka, Keranigonj, Bangladesh May 2013

A Bangladeshi garments workers works in a small factory during the nationwide strike in Dhaka.

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Savar Tragedy Victims | Bangladesh

Pakhi Begum 25, lost both of her legs in the Rana Plaza building collapse. Pakhi works as a machine operator on the fifth floor of the nine-storey building when it collapsed in April 24, 2013. Her legs trapping under the concrete bar, her husband Jahangir Alam 30, and her two daughters said, we are very happy to see her alive, when lots of people were either missing or dead. Several injured victims like Pakhi they are admitted in Savar and Dhaka different hospital for the treatment here is some critical patient who are admitted at Enam Medical College and Hospital in Savar.

Reports state that the death toll rose over 540 ( update 4 May, 2013)  and many more still missing, according to a senior military official leading rescue operations at the spot. 52 bodies were recovered on 03 May 2013 after the eight-storey building Rana Plaza housed mostly garment factories which collapsed on 24 April 2013.

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Bangladesh’s garment industry has grown rapidly during the last decade. The Ready Made Garment, RMG, sector contributes 76% of the total export earning of Bangladesh. Recently an eight-story block housing factories and a shopping center on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka collapsed on April 24 morning killing at least 430 more ( update, 2 May 2013) people. Rescuers fear the death toll may rise significantly. Local citizen, fire fighters, army personnel,police, volunteers joined  to rescue them. A number of workers  garment factories in Savar alleged that they were forced to work in the morning. Most of the victims who have been rescued from under the debris in the afternoon are dead. The injured and dead victims were rushed at Enam Medical College and Hospital in Savar to hand over victims’ relatives for burial.

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Dozens Killed in Savar Building Collapse

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April 24, 2013 – Dhaka, Bangladesh – A garment worker lies trapped in the rubble. At least 124 people have been killed and many more are feared trapped after an eight-storey building collapsed in the Savar area on the outskirts of the capital, government officials say. (Credit Image: © Monirul Alam/ZUMAPRESS.com)

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April 24, 2013 – Dhaka, Bangladesh – The daughter of a woman killed in the collapse mourns over her body. At least 124 people have been killed and many more are feared trapped after an eight-storey building collapsed in the Savar area on the outskirts of the capital, government officials say. (Credit Image: © Monirul Alam/ZUMAPRESS.com)

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Youth Protest against the death in Bangladesh

DEC 16 2012-Dhaka, Bangladesh-  Bangladeshi youth protest against the deaths of the garments workers in the Ashulia fire in Dhaka on Sunday  16 December. Reports state that more than 100 people were killed after a devastating fire took place at Tazreen Fashions Limited garments factory at Nischintapur, in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, late on 24 November 2012. © Monirul Alam
DEC 16 2012-Dhaka, Bangladesh- Bangladeshi youth protest against the deaths of the garments workers in the Ashulia fire in Dhaka on Sunday 16 December. Reports state that more than 100 people were killed after a devastating fire took place at Tazreen Fashions Limited garments factory at Nischintapur, in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, late on 24 November 2012. © Monirul Alam

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Nischintapur Tragedy ! Blaze victims laid to rest

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Anyone would notice them when the walk in the morning,noon or evening procession in the countries many Industrial s zone BUT nation took silence yesterday made their Final Procession . . .

Nov 27 2012-Dhaka, Bangladesh- Burial of 52 unidentified workers killed in a garment factory fire in Ashulia earlier this week took place at a graveyard at the city’s old Dhaka Jurain on Tuesday. On Saturday, at least 111 people were killed and 100 injured in a devastating fire at Tazreen Fashion Ltd at Nischintapur on the capital’s suburb Ashulia.© Monirul Alam

Ashulia tragedy . . .

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Nov 26 2012-Dhaka, Bangladesh- Around 58 unidentified bodies keep on the DMC morgue for DNA test on Monday. At least 111 people were killed and 100 injured in a devastating fire at Tazreen Fashion Ltd at Nischintapur on the capital’s  Ashulia Savar on Saturday.

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Garments Workers Movement in Bangladesh

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 03. Jan 2012 Dhaka.Bangladesh- National Garment Workers Federation of Bangladesh organization form  a human chain in front of National Press Club  on 3 January 2012 urged death compensation for three garments workers who killed in a devastationg fire at Eurotax factory and lift accident at Continental Garments  and demand  to fix their  new wage structure. © Monirul Alam