Muntakim Saad

June 27, 2021
June 27, 2021

Cruelties rising in chaotic time

Incidents of brutalities have increased alarmingly in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country in recent months with killing, sexual abuse and torture becoming rampant.

June 27, 2021
June 27, 2021

Run-up to Lockdown: Madness, again

The same old pictures of thousands of people leaving the capital have returned as the country braces for another lockdown.

June 23, 2021
June 23, 2021

‘She kept traffickers in sync’

Once a victim of human trafficking, Nodi Akter became a trafficker herself and worked as a coordinator between traffickers in India, Malaysia and UAE.

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021

Trafficking victim lost her baby in the womb

A few months after she was trafficked to India and forced into sex work, 18-year-old Sania, not her real name, found out that she was pregnant.

June 18, 2021
June 18, 2021

Cybercrimes against women rampant

Taking advantage of the naivety of some young women and children, cybercriminals are using social media to exploit, expose, blackmail, bully, and even traffic them in astonishing numbers.

June 14, 2021
June 14, 2021

Snare of Bigo Live runs deep

A 40-year-old reputed businessperson joined Bigo Live, a video streaming app, a year ago and spent around Tk 26 lakh on young women, who lured him through live streaming.

June 12, 2021
June 12, 2021

Trafficked by husband into India for Tk 40k

Two years ago, when she was 18, Tania (not her real name) married Jahidul Islam Rony, 27, a conductor of a city bus. ...

June 7, 2021
June 7, 2021

Raped, assaulted, locked up in foreign land

Many cannot even imagine the brutalities an 18-year-old girl endured for more than two months.

June 1, 2021
June 1, 2021

Human Trafficking: Tales of horror unravelling

A woman, devastated, is sitting on a bed with two others. There are bruises and injury marks on her legs, face and other parts of her body. Bloodstains can be seen on the bed sheet.

May 30, 2021
May 30, 2021

Human Trafficking to India: Young female TikTok users targeted

Saima [not her real name], 15, led a regular teenage life of this generation, making videos on popular mobile app TikTok, before she was trafficked to India with the promise of a better job.