24 | 01 | 2020

The World Federation of Trade Unions, strongly condemns the new murder of at least 11 workers in a new fatal labour accident in Bangladesh.  The new “accident” took place at a plastic factory in Hijoltola of Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital.  One worker died in during the fire and 10 others died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital due to their multiple burns.  There are at least 23 more injured workers.

According to one of the injured workers, the fire broke out at a room where eight cylinders of inflammable gas were kept and he mentioned that  there was a leak in the lines.

The new fatal accident raised ever more the endless bloody list of the workers who “were sacrificed” by the bourgeoisie in Bangladesh...

A fire in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka, leaves thousands homeless while it is estimated that houses of at least 3000 people had destroyed. The fire spread in one of the sprawling slums in which numerous workers are crowded in makeshift accommodation in order to be close to the nearby factories. Once again the insecure and miserable living conditions of thousands of workers in Bangladesh are...

The Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) declared on July 2, that the Party strongly rejected government’s announcement of increasing Gas Price saying it irrational and anti-people. Accordingly, the Left Democratic Alliance, an alliance of eight left-leaning political parties, comprises CPB, BSD and other left parties has called a half-day strike (hartal) across the country on July 7 to protest...

The World Federation of Trade Unions expresses its solidarity with the working class of Bangladesh on the occasion of the 6th dark anniversary of the Rana Plaza bloody crime which had cost the lives of 1134 garment workers, including 851 women, on 24th April 2013. The collapse of the eight-story commercial building named Rana Plaza uncovered the murderous, barbaric and unsafe working conditions...

The World Federation of Trade Unions on behalf of its 95 million workers in 130 countries condemns once again the prevailing situation in the factories of Bangladesh and the lack of even the most fundamental safety measures.

At least 8 garment workers, were injured as a fire broke out in a garment factory in the capital of Bangladesh which was closed back to 2014 because of the undertrained...

A press release calling for international solidarity after the arrest of leaders of the Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB)

News Sent by- Hasan Tarique Chowdhury, Head of International Department Communist Party of Bangladesh Central Committee

Seven leaders of the Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) and Garment Worker Trade Union (GWTUC) were sent to jail on  1st April, 2018...

The World Federation of Trade Unions representing 92 million workers in the 5 continents stands on the side of garment workers of Bangladesh who are struggling, demanding monthly dignified minimum wages.

The garment industry gives extremely low wages to the workers although garments constitute the vast majority of Bangladesh’s exports. The WFTU expresses its support and solidarity to...

World Federation of Democratic YouthWorld Federation of Democratic YouthTerrorism driven by fundamentalist groups has become a major problem faced by the entire world currently, which ruthlessly causes bloodsheds around the globe. There has been a deadly terrorist attack on 1st and 2nd of July 2016, on a cafe in Dhaka, Bangladesh. 28 people, among these 20 foreigners 6 militants and two police officers have been killed by the terrorist attack. The responsibility of...

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