• 29-APR-2015

  • SOURCE: S&D Group at European Parliament

Rana Plaza tragedy: the European Parliament stand for workers' rights

Strasbourg, 29th of April. Today, a European Parliament resolution put forward by the S&D Group calls on international brands to pay the compensation they owe to the survivors and the relatives of the victims of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh. The 8.5 million USD is nothing for companies whose profits number in the billions of dollars.


This video package includes:


- a vox pop in Strasbourg's shopping streets (natural sound bites in French. English subtitles)

- extracts of the plenary vote

- an interview with the S&D spokesperson on international trade, David Martin (natural sound bites in English)

- stock shots: textile manufactory in Bangladesh