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Thousands protest in Bangladesh, blaze draws U.S. scrutiny

A worker visits a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A worker visits a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment...more

A worker visits a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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A worker cries during a protest against the death of her colleagues after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A worker cries during a protest against the death of her colleagues after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka...more

A worker cries during a protest against the death of her colleagues after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop...more

Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Workers shout slogans as they protest against the death of their colleagues after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Workers shout slogans as they protest against the death of their colleagues after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts...more

Workers shout slogans as they protest against the death of their colleagues after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Workers try to break the gate of a garment factory during a protest against the death of their colleagues after a devastating fire in another garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Workers try to break the gate of a garment factory during a protest against the death of their colleagues after a devastating fire in another garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Workers try to break the gate of a garment factory during a protest against the death of their colleagues after a devastating fire in another garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a devastating fire which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a devastating fire which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment...more

Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a devastating fire which killed more than 100 people, in Savar November 26, 2012. Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Fire fighters try to control a fire as smoke engulfs an 11-storey garment factory building in the suburb of Uttara in Dhaka November 26, 2012. A fire brigade official said the blaze in the building in the suburb of Uttara, which housed three separate factories, was almost under control. There were no reports of deaths, but eight workers were injured due to heavy smoke, fire brigade Director General Abu Nayeem Mohammad Shahidullah told Reuters. REUTERS/ Stringer

Fire fighters try to control a fire as smoke engulfs an 11-storey garment factory building in the suburb of Uttara in Dhaka November 26, 2012. A fire brigade official said the blaze in the building in the suburb of Uttara, which housed three separate...more

Fire fighters try to control a fire as smoke engulfs an 11-storey garment factory building in the suburb of Uttara in Dhaka November 26, 2012. A fire brigade official said the blaze in the building in the suburb of Uttara, which housed three separate factories, was almost under control. There were no reports of deaths, but eight workers were injured due to heavy smoke, fire brigade Director General Abu Nayeem Mohammad Shahidullah told Reuters. REUTERS/ Stringer
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A worker calls for help as he is trapped in an 11-storey garment factory building where a fire had broken out, in the suburb of Uttara in Dhaka November 26, 2012. A fire brigade official said the blaze in the building in the suburb of Uttara, which housed three separate factories, was almost under control.There were no reports of deaths, but eight workers were injured due to heavy smoke, fire brigade Director General Abu Nayeem Mohammad Shahidullah told Reuters. REUTERS/Stringer

A worker calls for help as he is trapped in an 11-storey garment factory building where a fire had broken out, in the suburb of Uttara in Dhaka November 26, 2012. A fire brigade official said the blaze in the building in the suburb of Uttara, which...more

A worker calls for help as he is trapped in an 11-storey garment factory building where a fire had broken out, in the suburb of Uttara in Dhaka November 26, 2012. A fire brigade official said the blaze in the building in the suburb of Uttara, which housed three separate factories, was almost under control.There were no reports of deaths, but eight workers were injured due to heavy smoke, fire brigade Director General Abu Nayeem Mohammad Shahidullah told Reuters. REUTERS/Stringer
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Fire fighters try to control a fire as smoke engulfs an 11-storey garment factory building in the suburb of Uttara in Dhaka November 26, 2012. A fire brigade official said the blaze in the building in the suburb of Uttara, which housed three separate factories, was almost under control. There were no reports of deaths, but eight workers were injured due to heavy smoke, fire brigade Director General Abu Nayeem Mohammad Shahidullah told Reuters. REUTERS/Stringer

Fire fighters try to control a fire as smoke engulfs an 11-storey garment factory building in the suburb of Uttara in Dhaka November 26, 2012. A fire brigade official said the blaze in the building in the suburb of Uttara, which housed three separate...more

Fire fighters try to control a fire as smoke engulfs an 11-storey garment factory building in the suburb of Uttara in Dhaka November 26, 2012. A fire brigade official said the blaze in the building in the suburb of Uttara, which housed three separate factories, was almost under control. There were no reports of deaths, but eight workers were injured due to heavy smoke, fire brigade Director General Abu Nayeem Mohammad Shahidullah told Reuters. REUTERS/Stringer
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