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The victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, one year later

On April 24, 2013, 1,138 workers were killed when the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh, killing 1,138 people.

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Bangladeshi relatives of victims of last year’s Rana Plaza building collapse, along with activists, hold candles during a gathering on the eve of the tragedy, the worst in the history of the garment industry, in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. More than 1,100 people were killed when the illegally constructed, 8-storey building collapsed on April 24, 2013.

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Fatema holds a picture of her son Nurul Karim in front of her slum house in Savar. Fatema lost her son and her daughter Arifa, who were working on the fifth floor of Rana Plaza when it collapsed.

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Salma, who was rescued from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, sits inside her slum house in Savar. She is unable to work due to a spinal injury caused by the accident last year and says she has not received any compensation.

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Jotsna Akhter Ripa, 17, who was rescued from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, sits inside her slum house in Savar. Ripa is unable to work due to a spinal injury and says she has not received any compensation.

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Khodeja, 25, who was rescued from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, stands in front of her slum house in Savar. Khodeja who is unable to work due to a spinal injury caused by the accident last year.

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Jesmine Akhter, who was rescued from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, stands in front of her slum house with her daughter Zarin, in Savar. Akhter is unable to work due to a spinal injury sustained in the accident.

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Nilufar Yesmin, 36, who was rescued from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, sits inside her slum house in Savar. Nilufar is unable to work due to a spinal injury and says she has not received any compensation.

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