Migrant Workers

Sara Hossain on Rana Plaza

26 November 2014

By Salil Tripathi, Senior Advisor, Global Issues, IHRB

Sara Hossain is a leading human rights lawyer in Bangladesh. She is a barrister practising in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh on constitutional, public interest, and family matters. She also serves pro bono as executive director of the Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST), has been actively involved with Ain o Salish Kendra, a leading human rights organisation in Bangladesh, and is a Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists.

In a conversation in Dhaka with IHRB's Senior Advisor on Global Issues, Salil Tripathi, Hossain talks about the lack of compensation for the victims of the Rana Plaza Tragedy, and the earlier Tazreen Factory fire; the inadequacy of remedy for victims; the difference between Bangladeshi and international standards; and the practical limitations of auditing as the way to improve human rights performance of businesses. 

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