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Controversy Surrounds Effort to Compensate Bangladesh Building Collapse Victims

Two years after the collapse of Dhaka’s Rana Plaza building, in which more than 1,100 garment factory workers died, millions of dollars have been paid to thousands of affected people, but the disbursement is not without controversy. Soon after the tragedy, the Bangladesh government and global clothing companies collected money for two separate funds to compensate the survivors and the dependents of those killed in the collapse of the nine-story building. Bangladesh’s commercial banks...

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