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Bangladesh Remembers Rana Plaza Disaster

In April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh's capital city collapsed, killing 1,100 garment workers. More than 2,500 were injured. As survivors struggle in the aftermath of the disaster, the victims’ compensation fund finally reached its $30 million target last week. Rehana Akter was working on the seventh floor of the Rana Plaza when she felt a strange sensation, “like being in an elevator.” A huge roaring sound erupted. Darkness fell over the garment factory where the...

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