Worker injured in Bangladesh factory collapse
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How Bangladesh factory safety concerns were ignored

On 24 April 2013 the eight-storey Rana Plaza building in Savar, Bangladesh collapsed. The scale of the disaster which followed - over 1,100 dead, most of them workers in factories making clothes for retailers in the West - resonated around the world.

One of the most shocking aspects was the fact that this was not a tragedy without warning - far from it. Workers had been complaining about cracks in the building for weeks. And the day before it collapsed there was even a formal safety inspection, as Yalda Hakim reports for BBC Newsnight.

  • 13 Jun 2013
  • From the section World