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Press Release – NGOs Call on Bangladeshi Government to Thoroughly Investigate the Abduction of Rizwana Hasan’s Husband

Brussels, 18 April 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of 19 environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations promoting safe and clean ship recycling, is calling on the Bangladeshi government to ensure that the police conduct a thorough, effective and impartial… More

National Geographic copyright Mike Hettwer May 2014

Platform News – National Geographic Magazine reveals child labour, toxic waste dumping in Bangladesh shipbreaking yards

(Pictured above: Children working in shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh – copyright Mike Hettwer) 16 April 2014 – The upcoming May edition of National Geographic Magazine features a harrowing account of the shipbreaking crisis in the yards of Chittagong, Bangladesh. The pictures and the… More

Daughter and wife of dead worker Faruk - NGO Shipbreaking Platform

Press Release – Lack of safety kills four shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh yard

NGOs blame operators of shipbreaking yards and global ship owners Brussels/Chittagong, 4 April 2014 – Four shipbreaking workers were killed and another three were critically injured yesterday when a gas cylinder exploded in a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh. The four shipbreaking workers,… More

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