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15 May

130 Bangladeshis killed in S Africa a year

Traffickers lure people in spite of huge unemployment in South Africa. About 130 Bangladeshis are killed on an average every year in South Africa mostly Read More »


12 May

37 Bangladeshis confirmed dead in Tunisia migrant boat capsize

A survivor of a boat carrying migrants that sunk in the Mediterranean during the night of 9 and 10 May, rests at a shelter in the Tunisian coastal city Read More »


27 Mar

Dozens of Bangladesh migrants trafficked to Vanuatu stuck in limbo

Bangladeshi migrant workers hold signs requesting help and support after they are stranded in Vanuatu. Photo credit: Vanuatu Daily Post Dozens of Bangladeshis Read More »


14 Feb

11,000 RMG workers fired

Photo: BASUG Archive Around 11,000 apparel workers of 99 factories in the capital as well as Ashulia, Savar, Gazipur and Narayanganj were fired and 3,500 Read More »


11 Feb

Experts Worried Over Sending Female Workers to KSA Without Training

Migration experts and migrant rights activists expressed their worries over sending Bangladeshi female domestic workers to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Read More »


08 Feb

Nearly 200 ‘Bangladeshis’ crammed into Indonesia shophouse

Bangladeshi nationals are seen gathered outside a police station following a raid on a shophouse in Medan on Wednesday. — AFP photo Almost 200 men identified Read More »


03 Feb

Giving refugees a voice

The idea originated in a Greek refugee camp: fifteen young Afghan women founded ‘Migratory Birds’, a newspaper made by refugees for refugees. For Read More »


31 Jan

Malaysian firm to be sued for not paying Bangladeshi workers

The Malaysian government initiated legal action against WRP Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd to court for withholding the salaries of its workers from Bangladesh Read More »


26 Jan

Climate Adaptation Training for Women Empowerment Held in Nepal

Kathmandu, 26 January: The two days training course on “empowering women to adapt climate change effects for sustainable growth” was held at the Janabhabna Read More »


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