The crackdown in Bangladesh is in response to a massive fire which broke out on 21 February at Chawkbazar, a 300-year-old historic Old Dhaka district.
Bangladesh fire: At least 70 killed, several injured as massive blaze rages through chemical factory in Dhaka
Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina mourned the casualties and ordered the best possible treatment for those injured.
Bangladesh fire: 70 killed in blaze at Dhaka's Chawkbazar; report says chemicals stored at residential building worsened mishap
A devastating fire raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 45 people, an
Eight people were killed when a fire swept through a garment factory in an industrial district of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police and an industry association official said on Thursday
Wal-Mart Vice President of Ethical Sourcing Rajan Kamalanathan said the company's current controls could only go so far in preventing a factory Wal-Mart did not approve of from making its clothes, as was the case here.
The tragedy is putting a spotlight on dangerous workplace conditions around the world, with no clear answers to how consumers should react or who is ultimately responsible.