Bangladeshi textile workers run to safet

ASHULIA, BANGLADESH: Bangladeshi textile workers run to safety after setting fire to a public bus during a demonstration in Ashulia, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Dhaka, 22 May 2006. Several people were injured when security forces fired live rounds to disperse tens of thousands of textile workers protesting for higher wages near the Bangladesh capital, police said. The protest started around noon at the Export Processing Zone, and its adjoining areas at Ashulia, 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of Dhaka, when an estimated 100,000 workers came onto the streets demanding higher wages, area police chief Jamiruddin Ahmed said. AFP PHOTO/ Farjana K. GODHULY (Photo credit should read FARJANA K. GODHULY/AFP/Getty Images)


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