UpdatesSalaam all -
a couple of updates:
regarding the garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, the latest news remains grim:
Relatives of the dead or missing waited at the site, refusing to leave.There is a new blog on the two teenage Muslim girls who were arrested in New york
"I will not go back without him," wailed a woman who apparently lost her husband. "Bring him to me, even if he is dead. I will not leave otherwise," she pleaded with rescuers.
The garment industry employs nearly 2 million Bangladeshis, most of them women, and is notorious for poor safety standards.
Garments account for two-thirds of Bangladesh's exports, earning more than $5 billion annually. (Additional reporting by Nizam Ahmed)
A blog for justice for A and T, two jailed teenage girls whose rights are being abused and whose lives are being destroyed by the United States government.