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Deadliest garment factory collapse ever kills 1,138 and injures thousands more
by Paul Roeland published 26-05-2014 — filed under: ,
The collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka on 24 April 2013 cost the lives of 1,138 people and injured nearly 2,600 more, making it the deadliest garment-factory disaster ever. Since that terrible day, labour rights organisations have put continued pressured on international brands, employers’ organisations and governments to compensate the victims through the Rana Plaza Arrangement and to sign the Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Accord.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2013 / Cases in 2013
Fire kills eight young women
by Paul Roeland published 26-05-2014 — filed under: ,
Smart Export Garment in Dhaka is yet another site in Bangladesh where a deadly fire took place in 2013. It took the life of eight young women, and severely injured 25 others. Among the global brands with production at the factory were Inditex, New Look, KiK, Scott & Fox and Solo Invest.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2013 / Cases in 2013
Pressure for compensation continues for Tazreen Fire brands
by Paul Roeland published 26-05-2014 — filed under: ,
On November 24 2012 at least 112 workers died and hundreds were severely injured in yet another devastating fire at the nine-storey Tazreen Fashions factory located in Ashulia, Dhaka in Bangladesh. Tazreen Fashions in Dhaka produced garments for well-known brands including C&A, KiK, Walmart, Disney, Dickies and ENYCE.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2013 / Cases in 2013
File Octet Stream Graphic booklet (Eu) ropa -
by Mirjam van Heugten published 12-05-2015 last modified 12-05-2015 13:27 — filed under: , , ,
The graphic booklet (Eu) ropa is written and drawn by the italian writer and cartoonist Franco Sacchetti ( www.franco sacchetti.it ) in collaboration with Clean Clothes Campaign. Eu) ropa is an artistic project of Insomnia Company (www.insomniaitalia.blogspot.com), supported by Iberescena and Electa Creative Arts, a cross-media investigation dedicated to clothes and what lies behind their production.
Located in Resources / Publications from National CCCs
CCC condemns escalating repression of unionists amid wage strikes Bangladesh
by Mirjam van Heugten published 24-12-2016 last modified 24-12-2016 10:25 — filed under: , , , , , ,
Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is today raising concerns about the safety of trade union leaders and workers in Bangladesh, after a number of labour activists and workers were arrested on apparently arbitrary grounds. The arrests have come in the wake of a week of unrest, as thousands of workers in the Ashulia area of Dhaka went on strike to demand higher wages.
Located in News / / 12 / 24
Take action: Make sure Benetton pays what they owe
by Mirjam van Heugten published 19-03-2014 — filed under: , , , ,
We know that Benetton cares about what people think. They only signed the Accord last year following a million signature campaign demanding they did so. Now they are avoiding their obligation and are ignoring the plight of the Rana Plaza victims. Benetton must take responsibility now.
Located in News / / 03 / 19
Which brands need to Pay Up!
by emma published 16-04-2014 last modified 16-04-2014 14:03 — filed under: , ,
With just a week to go until the first anniversary of the terrible collapse of Rana Plaza just 1/3 of the money needed has been committed to the Donor Trust Fund. Clean Clothes Campaign is calling for all brands connected to Rana Plaza or Bangladesh to Pay Up! The survivors and victims' families have suffered enough.
Located in News / / 04 / 16
Rana Plaza one year on
by emma published 24-04-2014 last modified 24-04-2014 07:19 — filed under: , , ,
A year to the day after the deadly collapse of Rana Plaza Clean Clothes Campaign remembers all those who died or were injured.
Located in News / / 04 / 24
More brands commit to the Accord on Fire & Building Safety in Bangladesh
by Paul Roeland published 14-05-2013 last modified 18-09-2013 10:23 — filed under: , , , ,
This list will be updated as soon as official confirmation comes in. Last update: Aug 28 2013
Located in News / / 05 / 14
News flash: violent crackdown of Tuba protest Bangladesh
by Mirjam van Heugten published 05-08-2014 last modified 11-08-2014 09:57 — filed under: , , , , ,
Update 11 August 2014 - Last Sunday, after 14 days of hunger strike, the Tuba group workers received their three months wages. The remaining demands still stand. Earlier that weekend, all arrested union leaders had been released.
Located in News / / 08 / 05