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Victims Of Deadly Factory Collapse Still Haven't Been Compensated

Survivors and relatives of Bangladeshi garment workers killed in the Tazreen Fashions fire accident and Rana Plaza garment fa
Survivors and relatives of Bangladeshi garment workers killed in the Tazreen Fashions fire accident and Rana Plaza garment factory building collapse react during a demonstration in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka on November 24, 2013. A fire swept through Tazreen Fashions factory, killing at least 112 workers and around 1,135 people lost their lives when the Rana Plaza complex collapsed on April 24. The protesters staged demonstrations demanding compensation for accident survivors and a full account of the missing labourers and the punishment for the garments factory owners. AFP Photo/Munir uz ZAMAN (Photo credit should read MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Inside the single room he shares with his wife and young child, Hasan Mahmud Forkan does not sleep easily. Some nights he hears the screams of the garment workers he tried to rescue from the wreckage of the Rana Plaza factory building. Or he dreams the bed itself is collapsing, sucking him down into a bottomless void.

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