Aminul Islam was a married man
A husband, a father
An ordinary man who walked the Earth everyday seeking to create a living
What would prompt a man to stand up and fight the Hog that fed him and his family?
What would prompt a man to speak out when he was threatened previously to keep his mouth shut?
What would prompt a man to speak the truth when he would end up giving his life for just that fact alone?
A person with a passion for justice
A person who cared about his fellow workers
A person with a heart so pure he cared only for humans to be kind to other humans
A person who believed in truth
A person who was hoping speech would loosen the grip of greed choking the owners
A person who was only asking that walls and floors be built safely
A person who was only asking for just wages so that he could feed and clothe his family
A person who was only asking for basic human kindness
Greed and fear took over the hearts of those who killed him
Now who will take care of his wife? of his children?
Will truth be silenced because he died?
Hopefully, more will take up his cause and fight the battle for him and for each other
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Factory Collapse in Bangladesh
“…So, Bangladesh faces a multilayered situation. Even though there is anger that people are being paid a pittance, there are equal concerns that international corporations could now abandon clothes that are ‘Made in Bangladesh’ due to safety problems…”