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Death sentence for men who filmed themselves beating boy (13) to death
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Death sentence for men who filmed themselves beating boy (13) to death

Nov 8th 2015, 2:52 PM 39,635 Views 49 Comments

Four people have been sentenced to death for their part in the brutal assault.

These heartbreaking images show what it's like to live and work in one of the most polluted cities on earth
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These heartbreaking images show what it's like to live and work in one of the most polluted cities on earth

Oct 17th 2015, 11:00 AM 17,223 Views 11 Comments

Take a look around Hazaribagh in Dhaka.

Protests planned after 13-year-old boy beaten to death by mob
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Protests planned after 13-year-old boy beaten to death by mob

Jul 14th 2015, 8:59 AM 19,361 Views 19 Comments

Five people have been arrested over the murder of the boy.

Fury as 'merciless' fatal beating of teenager is posted online
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Fury as 'merciless' fatal beating of teenager is posted online

Jul 13th 2015, 9:17 PM 25,777 Views 14 Comments

The boy was tied to a stake and beaten to death.

Factory owners charged with murder over collapse that killed 1,100
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Factory owners charged with murder over collapse that killed 1,100

Jun 1st 2015, 1:28 PM 13,934 Views 35 Comments

Some 41 people are facing the death penalty over the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster.

'Between 100 and 200' killed in carnage aboard abandoned migrant boat
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'Between 100 and 200' killed in carnage aboard abandoned migrant boat

May 19th 2015, 8:16 AM 17,655 Views 37 Comments

“From the upper deck they were spraying hot water, pepper water at us, anyone who went up was hacked at with a cleaver.”

Benetton on Dublin's Stephen's Green is being occupied this evening...
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Benetton on Dublin's Stephen's Green is being occupied this evening...

Apr 23rd 2015, 6:57 PM 32,675 Views 36 Comments

By people protesting the clothing giant’s failure to pay reparations for the 2013 Rana Plaza building disaster in Bangladesh.

Second blogger 'brutally hacked to death' in Bangladesh
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Second blogger 'brutally hacked to death' in Bangladesh

Mar 30th 2015, 8:36 PM 18,458 Views 26 Comments

He had criticised fundamentalist Islamic views.

Dubliner Eoin Morgan 'gutted' as England crash out of Cricket World Cup
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Dubliner Eoin Morgan 'gutted' as England crash out of Cricket World Cup

Mar 9th 2015, 12:29 PM 9,453 Views 38 Comments

Bangladesh progress to the quarter-finals after winning by 15 runs in Adelaide.

Hardline Muslim preacher arrested over murder of popular TV host
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Hardline Muslim preacher arrested over murder of popular TV host

Nov 11th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,944 Views 20 Comments

Sheikh Nurul Islam Faruqi, cleric and host of television shows on Islamic issues, was found tied to a chair with his throat slit at his home in August.

One Year On: Bangladesh's miracle seamstress is building a new life
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One Year On: Bangladesh's miracle seamstress is building a new life

Apr 24th 2014, 11:47 AM 6,371 Views 5 Comments

Reshma Akhter married her boyfriend and has a job in a local hotel.

"Pay up!" ... Clothing companies under pressure over compensation for Rana Plaza victims
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"Pay up!" ... Clothing companies under pressure over compensation for Rana Plaza victims

Apr 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,534 Views 7 Comments

Nearly 1,150 people died in the Bangladesh factory collapse one year ago today. Many international retailers still aren’t contributing to the victim fund, according to Human Rights Watch.

One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can't return to work
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One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can't return to work

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:45 AM 7,408 Views 2 Comments

Victims of the building collapse have so far received $1,000 in average compensation, says a charity.

Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse
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Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse

Mar 18th 2014, 8:32 AM 9,068 Views 39 Comments

The company has already distributed $2m to workers and their families.

Column: These are the incredible people we ignore... until it's too late.
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Column: These are the incredible people we ignore... until it's too late.

Feb 5th 2014, 12:57 PM 63 Views 6 Comments

In this age of digitalised 24-hour news, how can it be so difficult to find a space for stories of people with death-defying courage? Those who defend human rights deserve better, writes Mary Lawlor.

The 11 biggest international stories of 2013
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The 11 biggest international stories of 2013

Dec 30th 2013, 8:30 AM 26,430 Views 33 Comments

Here’s what happened around the world in 2013.

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year
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The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year

Dec 24th 2013, 7:00 PM 54,880 Views 44 Comments

From Commander Hadfield to Batkid, here are the most striking photographs from 2013.

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation
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Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

Oct 24th 2013, 10:08 AM 3,647 Views 12 Comments

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse
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Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

Sep 13th 2013, 12:58 PM 5,453 Views 5 Comments

The company was critical of other brands that were being supplied by the company that failed to attend a meeting in Geneva yesterday to discuss long-term compensation.

Nearly a quarter of Asian Pacific men have raped a woman
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Nearly a quarter of Asian Pacific men have raped a woman

Sep 10th 2013, 6:30 AM 16,850 Views 47 Comments

A third of 10,000 men in the Asian Pacific region who had committed a rape said that they had done so to punish the woman.

Man sentenced to 30 years in prison over plot to blow up Federal Reserve
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Man sentenced to 30 years in prison over plot to blow up Federal Reserve

Aug 9th 2013, 5:51 PM 4,923 Views 23 Comments

The 22-year-old asked for forgiveness today and said he no longer believes in radical Islam.

Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims
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Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims

Jun 7th 2013, 11:18 AM 6,761 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, the seamstress trapped in the rubble for 17 days after the Bangladesh garment factory collapsed was released from hospital yesterday.

'Extremely' poor quality materials caused Bangladesh factory collapse
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'Extremely' poor quality materials caused Bangladesh factory collapse

May 23rd 2013, 8:38 AM 5,584 Views 9 Comments

A government report found that two floors had been added illegally and the ground it was built on had been a body of water, filled with rubbish.

The Evening Fix... now with added curse words
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The Evening Fix... now with added curse words

May 13th 2013, 7:02 PM 8,764 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Clothing brands sign up to new accord on building safety in Bangladesh
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Clothing brands sign up to new accord on building safety in Bangladesh

May 13th 2013, 5:36 PM 4,986 Views 6 Comments

Primark, H&M, Zara and C&A have all adopted the accord, written up in the wake of the building collapse last month.

Bangladesh disaster 'could happen again' - but can we help?
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Bangladesh disaster 'could happen again' - but can we help?

May 12th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,184 Views 4 Comments

Oxfam says that about 90 per cent of high rise buildings in Dhaka, where last week’s tragic building collapse occurred, are not built even to local standards.

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job
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The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job

May 10th 2013, 7:50 PM 12,460 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse
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Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse

May 10th 2013, 1:16 PM 9,683 Views 15 Comments

The survivor is said to be in remarkably good shape despite her ordeal.

Poll: Will the Bangladesh factory collapse change the way you shop?
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Poll: Will the Bangladesh factory collapse change the way you shop?

May 10th 2013, 9:58 AM 11,077 Views 113 Comments

As the death toll passes 1,000, we want to know: Will this incident have an impact on your shopping habits?

Bangladesh collapse: Death toll passes 1,000 as stacks of bodies found
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Bangladesh collapse: Death toll passes 1,000 as stacks of bodies found

May 10th 2013, 8:29 AM 6,506 Views 28 Comments

Bodies were found in the ruins of a stairwell, where the victims had sought shelter.

Eight die in new Bangladesh garment factory tragedy
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Eight die in new Bangladesh garment factory tragedy

May 9th 2013, 7:56 AM 7,708 Views 27 Comments

The owner of the Tung Hai sweater factory was among the victims.

The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages
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The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages

May 8th 2013, 8:01 PM 18,311 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?
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Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?

May 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 56 Views 32 Comments

Standardised textile labelling is vital to keep vulnerable workers safe in developing countries like Bangladesh, writes Aisling Twomey.

Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700
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Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700

May 7th 2013, 9:30 AM 3,771 Views 8 Comments

Many of the staff at the ill-fated nine-storey factory were earning just 38 dollars a month, a salary condemned as “slave labour” by Pope Francis.

Fast fashion, fair wage: What Vietnam can teach Bangladesh
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Fast fashion, fair wage: What Vietnam can teach Bangladesh

May 5th 2013, 9:15 AM 12,174 Views 14 Comments

Vietnam – working on improving technology, conditions and pay – is proving more attractive to brands who want to protect their consumer reputation.

Column: The Bangladesh factory collapse shows us the deadly cost of cheap fashion
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Column: The Bangladesh factory collapse shows us the deadly cost of cheap fashion

May 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 264 Views 36 Comments

Following the tragic accident at a Bangladesh clothing factory, Penneys has said it will give money to people who lost family members in the collapse – but we as consumers have a responsibility too, says Ruth Tanner.