A Bangladesh court on Tuesday jailed the Rana Plaza owner for three years for graft, the first of many charges laid against him after the garment factory complex collapsed in 2013 and killed more than 1,130 people.
Sohel Rana was given the maximum three-year sentence by a special court in Dhaka for failing to declare his personal wealth to Bangladesh’s anti-graft commission, one of a series of charges brought after the disaster.
“This is the first time he has been convicted and jailed,” said prosecutor Salahuddin Eskander.
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The maquila industry in Tehuacán, in 2016 was the one that presented the most complaints for alleged labour exploitation, with a total of 300 complaints to the Secretary of Labour and Social Security (SLSS). Continue reading “In 2016 the maquila industry in Tehuacán had 300 complaints for labour exploitation”
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