Lack of compensation from western firms 'indefensible'

A charity that has been working with victims of the Bangladesh building collapse has described the lack of compensation from western brands supplied by the factory as "indefensible".

Farah Kabir, ActionAid’s Country Director in Bangladesh said:

It’s indefensible that for nearly six months, multi million pound companies have left victims to fend for themselves.

While corporations sit on their hands, the victims of the Rana Plaza disaster are in urgent need of medical and psychological support, as well as the financial means to feed and care for their families.

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Dhaka victims still wait for help

Six months after the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh that killed 1,133 people, ITV News has returned to the country to find only one firm has paid proper compensation to relatives of the dead and the 2,421 survivors.