The victims were fleeing from camps such as this at Sittwe

Disaster strikes Rohinghya again as boats fleeing Cyclone Mahasen sink

Dozens of people are feared to have drowned after several boats carrying Muslim refugees fleeing an approaching cyclone sank in the Bay of Bengal.

The eight-storey building Rana Plaza which collapsed and killed at least 1,127

Bangladesh factory collapse: Gap refuses to back safety deal

Attempt to improve conditions for textile workers frustrated by American retailer

Reshma Begum at a hospital in Savar, Bangladesh

'I will not work in a garment factory again': surviving seamstress Reshma Begum tells of her 17-day ordeal in rubble of collapsed Dhaka building

Reshma Begum, the 19-year-old seamstress rescued from the Rana Plaza last week, said on Monday that she would never again work in another garment factory.

Blaze kills eight in another Bangladeshi garment factory disaster

Eight people were killed when a fire swept through a clothing factory today, as the death toll from the collapse of another factory building two weeks ago climbed above 900.

Bangladeshi social activists raise their hands in celebration after hearing the International Crimes Tribunal's guilty verdict on Muhammad Kamaruzzaman

Backlash feared as Bangladesh sentences Islamic politician Muhammad Kamaruzzaman to death

Prime Minister has called trials a long-overdue effort at obtaining justice against war criminals

Eight die in Bangladesh clothing factory blaze just two weeks after building collapse that killed more than 900

A fire tore through an 11-storey building housing a clothes factory and residential complex in Bangladesh's capital last night, killing at least eight people, including the owner.

Bangladesh protests: 15 die in clashes as Islamic conservatives battle with police over implementation of anti-blasphemy law

Violence erupted after security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets in the central commercial district

Disney safety concerns revealed in aftermath of Bangladesh factory collapse

Executives at Disney were so concerned about labour conditions in Bangladesh that they ordered a halt to operations in the country, before the clothes-factory collapse last week that left more than 400 dead.

Ethnic and gender inequalities in postgraduate study STILL aren't being addressed

Yet another new study highlighting marked ethnic and gender inequalities in the postgraduate sector has been released

Death toll rises in Bangladesh garment factory tragedy

Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building today and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble.

Ben Chu: Cheap clothes and tax dodging

Outlook The lethal collapse of a building in Bangladesh, where workers were churning out cheap clothes for retailers such as Primark, has prompted scrutiny of the supply chains of some of our big retailers.

UN official urges 'immediately and urgent' appointment of inspectors to regulate Bangladeshi garment industry

Guy Ryder, director-general of the International Labour Organisation, feels that if reforms are not initiated, many foreign companies will seek new production bases

Worried relatives hold pictured of their loved ones, still missing after the Dhaka factory disaster

Hopes fade of pulling anyone from the Bangladesh factory rubble as death toll tops 380

Scores of people – perhaps more – remain unaccounted for

Rescuers pull an injured worker from the rubble at the collapsed Rana Plaza building in Savar

Two engineers and factory owners detained after Bangladesh building collapse that killed at least 324 in Dhaka

The building's owner's wife has also been detained in an attempt to pressure her husband into surrendering

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