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Organizing workers in Bangladesh remains a challenge

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Organizing workers in Bangladesh remains a challenge 2023-09-23 [IndustriALL]

Tannery Workers Union urges Bangladesh govt to fulfil 14 demands 2023-09-21 [Fibre2Fashion]

Social Audits Shortchange Workers 2023-09-15 [Human Rights Watch]

Nepal Youth and women leaders in Nepal and Bangladesh resolve to fight GBVH 2023-09-06 [IndustriALL]

Netherlands Fashion Organizations Lobby for Bangladesh Minimum Wage Increase 2023-09-01 [The Source Journal]

Press freedom groups urge government action on DSA cases 2023-08-31 [IFJ]

Hong Kong Convention round table in Bangladesh 2023-08-30 [IndustriALL]

Two journalists allegedly assaulted by student activists 2023-08-27 [IFJ]

VIDEO  Fahima on climate change 2023-08-19 [Labour Behind the Label]

Journalists assaulted after death of controversial religious leader 2023-08-17 [IFJ]

'The Weight of the Heat': Climate Change Further Burdens Bangladesh Tea Workers For more info 2023-08-10 [Solidarity Center]

Government foreshadows replacement of notorious Digital Security Act 2023-08-09 [IFJ]

State-owned farm workers fighting for permanent jobs in Bangladesh 2023-07-30 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Young Bangladeshis push for climate action but workers left out 2023-07-29 [BD24]

Europe EU special envoy sits with labour unions, rights activists 2023-07-27 [The Daily Star]

Photo exhibition marks 10th Rana Plaza collapse anniv 2023-07-22 [The New Age]

Blockade of temporary railway workers stopping train 2023-07-16 [Kalerkantho]

Railway’s 8,000 temporary workers lose job despite manpower shortage 2023-07-10 [The Business Standard]

Ensure transparent probe into labour leader Shahidul murder: HRW 2023-07-09 [The New Age]

Essential Services Bill 2023: A step back for labour rights 2023-07-09 [The Daily Star]

One of the world�s worst countries for workers 2023-07-08 [IndustriALL]

Human rights defender and union leader Shahidul Islam killed in an attack in Gazipur 2023-07-07 [Front Line Defenders]

Labor Activist Killed 2023-07-06 [Human Rights Watch]

Bangladesh among worst 10 countries for 7th time 2023-07-02 [New Age]

WRC Statement in Response to Murder of Shahidul Islam 2023-07-01 [WRC]

Justice for murdered trade union leader 2023-06-30 [IndustriALL]

BWI on Bangladeshi union leader beaten to death for trying to resolve labour dispute 2023-06-29 [BWI]

IndustriALL and UNI demand justice in the murder of trade union leader in Bangladesh, end of violence, and respect of the right to organize 2023-06-29 [UNI Global Union]

ITUC condemns murder of Shahidul Islam 2023-06-29 [ITUC]

IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union demand justice in the murder of trade union leader in Bangladesh 2023-06-28 [IndustriALL]

Honduras Solidarity Center Condemns Murders of Union Leaders in Bangladesh, Honduras For more info 2023-06-28 [Solidarity Center]

Murder of labour leader sparks protests in Gazipur 2023-06-27 [Business Post]

Labour leader killed returning from speaking for protesting workers in Gazipur 2023-06-26 [Dhaka Tribune]

Garment workers consume insufficient calories 2023-06-08 [Apparel Resources]

'Make environment of garment factories safe for women' 2023-06-01 [Prothom Alo]

Journalists protest repeated student attacks 2023-06-01 [IFJ]

Indefinite transport strike in Sunamganj postponed 2023-05-29 [The Observer]

Sunamganj transport workers to go on indefinite strike from 29 May 2023-05-21 [The Standard]

Global The International Accord: Ten years of making work safer 2023-05-16 [UNI Global Union]

Unions for Tk 23,000 minimum wage for RMG sector 2023-05-09 [The Daily Star]

Activism, Photography and Workers’ Collective Leadership: A Conversation with Taslima Akhter 2023-05-04 [Asian Labour Review]

Rana Plaza 10 years on: The human cost of fashion 2023-04-27 [ACTU]

Canada Garment Workers' conditions still abhorrent 10 years after Rana Plaza tragedy 2023-04-25 [Unifor]

Bangladesh Never again: Canada’s unions mark 10 years since the Rana Plaza factory collapse 2023-04-24 [USW]  ActNOW!  2023-04-24 [USW]

Canada Never again: CUPE marks 10th anniversary of Rana Plaza disaster 2023-04-24 [CUPE]

Global Make Amazon Pay Coalition Urges Amazon to Sign International Accord for Health and Safety on 10th Anniversary of Rana Plaza Tragedy    2023-04-24 [UNI]

Abuses ‘still rife’: 10 years on from Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza disaster 2023-04-24 [The Guardian]

Global Ten years on from Rana Plaza, how much have conditions in Bangladesh’s garment industry improved? 2023-04-24 [Equal Times]

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