People around the globe have seen the heart-breaking images from the scene of the garment factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh. But Syed Rashad Imam Tanmoy, a cartoonist for The Dhaka Tribune, says it's gut-wrenching to see it up close.
Garment workers have taken to the streets in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, demanding better working conditions after the death of at least 280 people in a building collapse on Wednesday. Zafar Sobhan, the editor of the Dhaka Tribune describes the workers' demands.
The death toll of the April 24 collapse of a garment factory outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, has passed 1,000 people, making it the worst industrial accident since the 1984 gas leak at a Union Carbide India Limited pesticide plant in Bhopal. Now, a question many shoppers are asking themselves, is whether the clothing they buy is made in a dangerous garment factory.