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Monthly Archives: November 2020

Have we forgotten the Bangladeshis trapped in Velika Kladusa?

Desperation, uncertainties, and the exploitation of the vulnerable By: Tasneem Tayeb If someone looks up Velika Kladusa on Pinterest, they'll find lovely photos of the town and its beautiful landscape. Pretty as it may be, this little known town, in the far northwest of Bosnia and Herzegovina, has been in the news in the recent past for all the wrong reasons. Hundreds of migrants hoping to make their fortune in rich European countries such as Italy

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BCSM seeks help for Bangladeshis stranded at Croatia-Bosnia border

Bangladesh Civil Society for Migrants today expressed grave concern at the wretched condition of several hundred Bangladeshis stranded in different locations near the Croatia-Bosnia border. In a statement, BCSM, a platform of leading civil society organisations in Bangladesh working on migration, urged the Bosnian government to provide food, shelter, and emergency medical services to protect them from the coronavirus pandemic and the cold weather.

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BASUG urges PM to protect stranded Bangladeshis in Bosnia and Croatia

Netherland based Bangladeshi Diaspora organization BASUG has urged the Prime Minister of Bangladesh to immediately take up matter  of stranded Bangladeshis with the government of Bosnia and Croatia and provide them with food, shelter and medicare, particularly at this critical pandemic period. “As a guardian of migrant workers who make enormous contributions to the national exchequer, we are convinced that your timely intervention to protect these

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