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Unsafe factories are all too common in Bangladesh, where change depends on global pressure. Abir Abdullah/EPA

Push to curb activists may add to sweatshop workers’ struggle

In late 2012, at least 117 workers died in a garment factory fire in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Kalpona Akter, a union activist from Dhaka, and Sumi Abedin, a survivor of the fire, retold their stories at an Oxfam-sponsored…

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