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Protesting Bangladesh Workers Get Wage Increase but Tensions Remain

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Following a week of violent demonstrations for higher salaries, the government of Bangladesh has agreed to raise garment workers’ wages, the country’s commerce minister said. The protests, which included clashes with police involving rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons, and resulted in the death of one worker and injuries of dozens more, prompted officials…

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