Topics » World   Dec. 7, 2012

Bangladesh Factory Where Fire Killed 112 Had Been Ruled Unsafe

Taking to the Streets

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Taking to the Streets

Thousands of protesters took to the streets, blocking traffic, throwing stones and shouting demands. Similar fires have killed hundreds of workers in Bangladesh in recent years. The U.S. State Department reported last year that safety conditions at many factories there "were extremely poor.”

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