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Article
6 July 2016

Ship owners and bank linked to Kabir Steel ship breaking yard, says NGO

Author: The Shipbreaking Platform

Standard Chartered Bank, Belgian ship owner CMB / Bocimar as well as the Greek Kanellakis Group are linked to Kabir Steel, a Bangladeshi shipbreaking yard and re-rolling mill with a particularly bad accident record where private security guards shot...

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NGO rejoinder
25 April 2016

NGO Shipbreaking Platform's response to Kabir Steel Limited's statement

Author: NGO Shipbreaking Platform

...The explanation behind the gathering, the protest and the anger of the locals is that the families of workers who have either been killed or seriously injured in the shipbreaking yards have to fight for the legal compensation to be paid...The yard...

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Article
28 March 2016

7 hurt as 'factory guards' open fire on protesters

Author: Daily Star

Seven people were hit by bullets allegedly from security guards of Kabir Steel Ltd over the death of a factory worker in a road crash at the entrance to the factory in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong. Incensed at the death of Md Sumon, locals blocked...

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Company non-response
1 September 2011

Kabir Steel Shipbreaking Yard did not respond to: "Where Ships and Workers Go to Die - Shipbreaking in Bangladesh" report by Natl. Labor Committee.

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Article
1 September 2009

Where Ships and Workers Go to Die - Shipbreaking in Bangladesh & The Failure of Global Institutions to Protect Worker Rights

Author: Natl. Labor Committee [USA]

Some of the world’s largest decommissioned tanker ships...have been run up on the beaches of Bangladesh...Thirty thousand Bangladeshi workers, some of them children...toil 12 hours a day, seven days a week, for wages of just 22 to 32 cents an hour,...

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