Category Archives: Corruption

The Ruin of Indonesian Society

Indonesia: 50 Years After the Coup and the CIA Sponsored Terrorist Massacre. The Ruin of Indonesian Society By Andre Vltchek Global Research, October 13, 2015 andrevltchek.weebly.com Region: Asia Theme: Crimes against Humanity, Culture, Society & History,Politics and Religion Last year, … Continue reading

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Government’s self-publicity with public money

by  Taj Hashmi in The Daily Star It is time to protest the ruling Awami League’s self-publicity through billboards at a staggering cost of more than Tk.3 crore (one senior minister would possibly say taxpayers’ Tk.3 crore is “rubbish” as … Continue reading

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The New World Disorder

Tariq Ali, in this exclusive interview, seamlessly switches from contemporary historian to scholar-at-large to polemicist to raconteur, as he tackles many of the impinging issues of our times. By SASHI KUMAR, Frontline He was in southern India after nearly 30 … Continue reading

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Justice Still Elusive in Factory Disasters in Bangladesh

by Jim Yardley. The New York Times Associated Press Bangladeshi officials at the Tazreen Fashions garment factory near Dhaka last year. A fire at the factory killed 112 workers. DHAKA, Bangladesh — Inside Courtroom 21, the two judges peered down … Continue reading

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Murder not tragedy

An exhibition of observations, both witnessed and imagined of the Rana Plaza collapse. 24th April, 2013. 1127 garment workers perished in the collapse of Rana Plaza in Savar. Excluding natural disasters this is the single largest cause of death, post-independence. … Continue reading

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Bangladesh’s Worst Industrial Accident: Scenes From a Terrifying Tragedy

Time Magazine WONG MAYE-E / APA Muslim priest leads a crowd in prayers offered to unclaimed bodies from the building that collapsed last week in preparation for a mass burial, May 1, 2013, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Let me see the world just one more time

They said I would need a mask. ‘The smell’ they said. It was five days into the accident. But it was no accident. A building built illegally, of faulty construction, showing signs of rupture, had been made their prison. It … Continue reading

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