Sumi Abedin, left, and Kalpona Akter, center, lead local demonstrators in protests at The Gap Tuesday. Akter is the executive director of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity, and Abedin is a survivor from the fatal factory fire in Dhaka in 2012 that killed more than 100 workers. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle TImes)

Sumi Abedin, left, and Kalpona Akter, center, lead local demonstrators in protests at The Gap Tuesday. Akter is the executive director of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity, and Abedin is a survivor from the fatal factory fire in Dhaka in 2012 that killed more than 100 workers. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle TImes)

Alex Stonehill

Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.

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