UK Fashion Brand Joins Global Transparency Movement

Expand A branch of River Island seen on Oxford Street in London, United Kingdom, December 4, 2019.  © 2019 Dinendra Haria/Sipa via AP Images Last week, River Island, a United Kingdom fashion brand, signed onto a global effort to be more transparent about the factories that produce its products. In December 2019, Human Rights Watch, together […]

Protecting Refugees in Bangladesh During Monsoon Season

March 14, 2019 Video Bhasan Char Camp Development (October 2017 – March 2019) Satellite image time series of Bhasan Char camp development (October 2017 – March 2018). Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister Abdul Momen recently warned that the coming monsoon season will bring serious risk to Rohingya refugees living in settlements in Cox’s Bazar. But instead of […]

For Rohingya, Bangladesh’s Bhashan Char ‘Will Be Like a Prison’

March 14, 2019 Video Bhasan Char Camp Development (October 2017 – March 2019) Satellite image time series of Bhasan Char camp development (October 2017 – March 2018). Bangladesh authorities say they will soon start relocating over 100,000 Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char, a tiny island in the Bay of Bengal. Officials said this is necessary […]