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Bangladesh: Dhaka's Deadly Factories by GMB Akash (40 images)

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The Tazreen Fashion textile factory on the outskirts of Dhaka in Bangladesh produced cheap fashion for a number of major European retailers including C&A. On 25 November 2012 it went up in flames, leaving 117 people dead and hundreds more scarred and fighting for their lives. Dhaka's fire department had refused to renew the 8-storey factory's fire certificate and the owner has admitted that only 3 floors were built legally. At the time of the fire, he was planning to construct the ninth...
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