Farida Akhter is a founder and Director of the NGO UBINIG (Policy Research for Development Alternatives) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and a longtime spokeswoman for global justice and solidarity.
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Sunday, April 28, 2013
Forced to Die: The Garment Workers at Rana Plaza
Rana Plaza, the eight-story building housing at least four garment factories in the building’s third to eighth floors, collapsed on the morning of April 24, 2013. It was not just an accident. The day before, the inhabitants of the buildings saw large cracks developing in the building and local engineers advised evacuation.