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Tanneries

A worker processes leather at a tannery in Dhaka in this 2014 file photo. (ucanews.com photo)

A worker processes wet-blue leather at a tannery in Dhaka in this 2014 file photo. The billion-dollar industry is blamed for massive environmental and public health damages and has been ordered to move out of the city. (ucanews.com photo)

Bangladesh Supreme Court pushes Dhaka tanneries out

16/03/2017 14:13

Environmentalists and Church officials have hailed the ‘landmark’ court verdict that also insists on environmental protection and labor rights