Two illegal ship-breaking yards evicted after five years

A joint team of district administration and forest department on 24 February 2014 evicted two ship breaking yards which were set up by destroying coastal forest in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong five years back. SK Steel and SK Ship Breaking and Recycling were able to lease the land illegally in …Read More

KICK THE HABIT! TOWARDS A LOW CARBON ECONOMY

Rally

YPSA observed World Environment day. A rally of at least 1700 people was organized on the environment day where people from all sphere of life are joined demanding for a low carbon economy and stop pollution in the shipbreaking yards. The rally was started from the Chittagong Stadium corner to …Read More

World Human Rights Day 2007

The ship breaking workers arranged Human Chain on the World Human Rights Day (10 December’07) in front of Chittagong Press Club and the workers also submitted memorandum, mentioning some of their major demands, to the District Commissioner of Chittagong. The Ship breaking workers claimed: 1. Job security 2. Safety in …Read More