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Owners of Bangladesh factory where 7 died arrested

By JULHAS ALAM Published: February 1, 2013

Tazreen is a member of a powerful industry group, the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, but Smart Export is not, according to the group.

Labor activist Kalpona Akter of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity alleged that Tazreen's association with the industry group has blocked stiffer prosecution. A police duty officer declined to comment Thursday about the Tazreen case.

Fires have caused more than 600 deaths of garment workers in Bangladesh since 2005, according to research by the advocacy group International Labor Rights Forum.

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