Taslima Akhter is a Bangladeshi photographer and activist.
I hope this images does more than win the world press photo award. Its very telling that the photo was taken by an activist rather than a news/wire photographer. I’m glade Time have found the photographer I saw it floating around on the web a week ago with no credit. I sure this images will become photo will become a huge picture [like Pablo Bartholomew bhopal image] that will hopefully create a real differences in the realm of Bangladeshi corruption, bureaucracy, ineffective legal system and poor health and safely standards that played a big part in this tragic event along with big name brands turning a blind eye to the inevitable .
Read more: http://lightbox.time.com/2013/05/08/a-final-embrace-the-most-haunting-photograph-from-bangladesh/#ixzz2SiPUhg4s
Nice to see my old boss Shahidul having a comment on the picture,