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Writer Mushtaq Ahmed dies in police custody [IFJ] 2021-03-03

Journalist killed in shoot-out between Awami League factions [IFJ] 2021-02-23

Government crackdown on media has increased during pandemic [IFJ] 2021-02-18

Three journalists charged under Digital Security Act [IFJ] 2021-02-12

Global Garment Industry Suffers from Coronavirus Pandemic [Borgen] 2020-12-11

Transport strike set to begin in Pabna [Daily Star] 2020-12-31

UNI Apro Executive Committee Adopts Motion Calling for Bro. Mia Masud’s Reinstatement [UNI Global Union] 2020-12-04

A new Oxfam report slams major retailers in Australia for dodgy buying practices which keep wages low for manufacturing workers. Here are the worst offenders. [Business Insider] 2020-11-25

Different exposure, similar reality? The pandemic and the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh and Vietnam [Global Labour University] 2020-10-22

‘Vulnerable’ garment workers in Bangladesh bear the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic [CNBC] 2020-10-19

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Death in destination countries 2021-03-03 [The Daily Star]

Writer Mushtaq Ahmed dies in police custody 2021-03-03 [IFJ]

Journalist killed in shoot-out between Awami League factions 2021-02-23 [IFJ]

Students, transport workers block Barishal roads after attack, arrests 2021-02-21 [BDNews]

H&M factory in India set to rehire hundreds of fired garment workers 2021-02-18 [Thomson Reuters]

Government crackdown on media has increased during pandemic 2021-02-18 [IFJ]

Three journalists charged under Digital Security Act 2021-02-12 [IFJ]

'Back empty-handed': Bangladeshis cut off from jobs abroad face rising poverty 2021-02-04 [The Guardian]

Barishal water vessel strike called off 2021-01-26 [UNB]

Journalist killers given life imprisonment 2021-01-24 [IFJ]

Apparel workers are getting rehired but at lower pay 2021-01-11 [Dhaka Tribune]

Bangladesh Factories Sliding Back to Cash 2021-01-04 [Sourcing Journal]

Transport strike set to begin in Pabna 2020-12-31 [Daily Star]

Global Garment Industry Suffers from Coronavirus Pandemic 2020-12-11 [Borgen]

Solidarity Center Workers' Empowerment Project in Bangladesh Pivots in COVID-19 Crisis For more info 2020-12-10 [Solidarity Center]

In Bangladesh, “workers are not responsible for climate change but we are the ones losing everything because of it” 2020-12-09 [Equal Times]

It’s long past time to increase real minimum wages for workers 2020-12-05 [The New Age]

UNI Apro Executive Committee Adopts Motion Calling for Bro. Mia Masud’s Reinstatement 2020-12-04 [UNI Global Union]

Photos of workers and activists protesting Amazon on Black Friday 2020-11-29 [Mashable]

A new Oxfam report slams major retailers in Australia for dodgy buying practices which keep wages low for manufacturing workers. Here are the worst offenders. 2020-11-25 [Business Insider]

Study: Female members of coastal fishing households lack empowerment 2020-11-17 [The Tribune]

Different exposure, similar reality? The pandemic and the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh and Vietnam 2020-10-22 [Global Labour University]

‘Vulnerable’ garment workers in Bangladesh bear the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic 2020-10-19 [CNBC]

Journalist fatally stabbed for exposing crimes 2020-10-14 [IFJ]

Solidarity with Dragon Group workers spreads across the globe 2020-10-13 [ICL]

Dragon Group workers assaulted by company thugs! Stop union busting and repression! 2020-10-13 [ICL]

Coronavirus pandemic led to an estimated 70,000 garment workers losing their factory jobs 2020-10-11 [Thomson Reuters]

Union win to reinstate pregnant garment workers 2020-09-28 [IndustriALL]

Prime mover-trailer workers suspend work abstention 2020-09-13 [The New Age]

Container truck drivers postpone strike in Chittagong 2020-09-13 [The Tribune]

 VIDEO  Union activists reinstated at Tanzila textile, Bangladesh 2020-09-09 [IndustriALL]

For Bangladesh’s Beleaguered Garment Workers, a Glimmer of Hope 2020-09-05 [Sourcing Journal]

International month of solidarity with the workers at Dragon Sweater Factory 2020-09-01 [ICL]

Dragon Group workers in Bangladesh vow to continue their fight. Global solidarity spreads 2020-09-01 [ICL]

Returnee Bangladeshi migrants suffering due to stigma and lack of support, study says 2020-08-21 [Dhaka Tribune]

University turning women garment workers into leaders 2020-08-01 [al Jazeera]

Laid-off Bangladesh Garment Workers Rally, Win Wages, Bonus For more info 2020-07-30 [Solidarity Center]

Blogger Asaduzzaman Noor charged under Digital Security Act 2020-07-30 [IFJ]

Garment workers to graduates: Bangladeshi women aim to shake up textile sector 2020-07-27 [Reuters]

34 Bangladeshi shipbreaking workers reinstated 2020-07-16 [IndustriALL]

Journalist brutally attacked after reporting on corruption 2020-07-07 [IFJ]

NSEF demands protection of health and job security for shop employees during Covid-19 pandemic 2020-07-06 [UNI Global Union]

Coronavirus measures give workers for global clothing chains a stark choice: disease or starvation 2020-07-01 [The Conversation]

Bangladesh braced to receive hundreds of thousands of returnee migrant workers 2020-06-30 [Arab News]

Bangladesh arrests dozens after migrant workers murdered in Libya 2020-06-25 [Thomson Reuters]

Coronavirus disruptions deal severe blow to Bangladesh's garment industry 2020-06-24 [Deutsche Welle]

ITUC survey: Bangladesh among top 10 worst countries for workers 2020-06-20 [Dhaka Tribune]

Journalists in Dhaka protest sackings during pandemic 2020-05-26 [Dhaka Tribune]

Covid-19: Bangladesh postal unions urge better protection for workers 2020-05-22 [UNI Global Union]

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