Bangladesh: Supreme court orders closure of tanning factories

Bangladesh's leather tanneries are a billion-dollar industry and a major employer in the country. But they're among the most polluted places on earth. After years of delays, the Bangladeshi Supreme Court has now ordered the closure of 155 factories

    Bangladesh's leather tanneries are a billion-dollar industry and a major employer in the country.

    But they're among the most polluted places on earth.

    After years of delays, the Bangladeshi Supreme Court has now ordered the closure of 155 factories

    Al Jazeera’s Maher Sattar reports from Dhaka.


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