By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor

CBC’s the fifth estate has won an International Emmy in the current affairs category for its reporting into the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh.

The documentary, Made in Bangladeshshowed that even after the collapse that left 1,000 garment workers dead, employees were still forced to make clothes in dangerous conditions for Canadian companies.

“Everyone at the show is so proud of this story,” said Jim Williamson, executive producer of the fifth estate, said in a press release. “It is in the classic fifth estate tradition of strong investigative journalism mixed with compelling storytelling. What happened to the garment workers in Dhaka is unimaginably sad. Our challenge was to make this a story that no one could or should ever forget.”

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