Working conditions in Asian apparel factories are again stirring controversy after a deadly fire at a plant in Ashulia, Bangladesh, killed more than 115 people.
The International Labor Rights Forum, which for several years has been tracking and responding to factory fires in Bangladesh’s garment industry, issued a statement Sunday calling the fire at the Tazreen Fashions plant on Saturday night the deadliest factory fire in the history of the apparel industry in Bangladesh. It is the second tragedy to hit the region’s apparel industry in the last three months. In September, a fire at an apparel plant in Karachi, Pakistan, killed more than 300 people.
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