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Paul Barrett

Commentary: Five years after Rana Plaza, Bangladesh still needs $1.2 billion fix

Apr 23 2018

Five years ago this week, just after thousands of garment workers had settled in behind their sewing machines, a poorly built eight-story Bangladeshi factory complex called Rana Plaza buckled and collapsed. More than 1,130 people, mostly young women, died; 2,500 were injured.

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