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article 27 March 2014 World, Malaysia
News
48 years on death row: Japanese man finally released

As a Japanese man is released after 48 years on death row - a new report shows that publicly disclosed executions jumped nearly 15 per cent in 2013.

article 12 December 2013 World, Bangladesh
Abdul Quader Mollah in police custody (Reuters)
Bangladesh executes Islamist opposition leader Mollah

After the supreme court rejects his lawyers' last-minute appeal, Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah is hanged at Dhaka central prison for war crimes committed in 1971.

article 29 November 2013 UK, Bangladesh
Protesters in Thailand occupy the grounds of the national army headquarters, asking the military to support their increasingly tense campaign to topple Prime Minister Yingluck (G/R)
Gay rights to austerity: protest pictures that made 2013

As protesters in Thailand march to the ruling political party's office in Bangkok in a bid to topple the government, Channel 4 News looks back at a year of demonstrations.

article 03 November 2013 UK, Bangladesh
News
British Muslim leader sentenced to death for war crimes

A prominent British-based Muslim leader has been sentenced to death in his absence at a special war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh.

article 24 October 2013 UK, Bangladesh
Primark announce compensation, but what about the other retailers?
Bangladesh factory collapse six months on - what's changed?

Primark announces a compensation plan for victims of the Rana Plaza building collapse, six months on from the disaster in Bangladesh - but will it be enough? Channel 4 News takes a look.

article 09 October 2013 World, Bangladesh
H and M and Next linked to Bangladesh factory fire (R)
H&M and Next linked to Bangladesh factory fire

Suppliers to leading British retailers used fabric produced by the Aswad Composite Mills factory in Gazipur that caught fire, killing at least nine people.

article 05 June 2013 UK, Bangladesh
Bangladesh factory collapse: UK donates 18m in aid
Bangladesh factory collapse: UK donates 18m in aid

The UK government is donating 18m for the safety and skills training of Bangladeshi factory workers following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in April.

article 27 May 2013 World, Bangladesh
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Jonathan Rugman by Exclusive: inside the sweatshops of Bangladesh

Amid walkouts and protests over poor working conditions, one factory boss in Bangladesh tells Channel 4 News that western brands are to blame for haggling over every last penny.

post 24 May 2013
Read more from Jonathan Rugman his blog After the Bangladesh apocalypse, will it be business as usual?

A month after the collapse of a clothing factory in Bangladesh, the final death toll is still unkown and workers are still waiting for any form of compensation.

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