Factory Collapse in Dhaka – another story of human sufferring (at the hands of free market)
Ethically bankrupt, morally corrupted, are the first signs of business owners almost everywhere in the world but especially so in Bangladesh. Buyers in the garments districts of western capitals are committed to exploit the cheapest possible wages in the world. Their objective is profit by paying less production charges. Factory owners in Bangladesh pretty much treat workers like slaves if not like animals, minus the chains.
The tragic stories of human loss, pains and sufferrings cant be captured in the annual general meetings of big corporations. Earnings is all they really care for. Over here factory owners care more for their shoes than for workers’ safety.
Bangladesh factory collapse: rescue teams hunt for survivors
Rescuers are franctically searching for survivors after at least 159 workers were killed and hundreds more injured when an eight-storey complex, housing a factory that supplies Primark, collapsed in the Bangladeshi capital.
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