Just in: a press release from our comrades in the National Garment Workers’ Federation of Bangladesh – more to follow soon.
Another fire, 4,000 more garment workers affected seriously.
Garment workers held demonstration demanding support for the affected.
Allegation against Government, factory owners, buyers & NGOs of being inattentive
Huge number of garment workers today, Friday October 12 at 11:00am, formed a long human chain in front of National Press Club in Dhaka city demanding support for the fire-victims of Begun Bari and Sattala slums inferno. The workers, holding red-flags, took out a procession after the human chain and paraded important city streets. National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF) organized the program. Over 7,000 people of which more than 4,000 are garment workers were seriously affected in devastating fire at Sattala slum under Mohakhali area in Dhaka city on October 7, 2012… Read full press release
National Garment Workers Federation ( NGWF )