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A MIGRANT'S VOYAGE

Md Helal Uddin, a 29-year-old young man from Bangladesh, has been languishing in the prisons of Papua New Guinea (PNG) for almost a month.

Going up the Americas

That Bangladeshis migrate to far-flung parts of the world is nothing new—undertaking long, dangerous, and expensive journeys to reach countries in Europe, East Asia, Africa, and even the Americas.

The struggle to return home

In the last three years, more than 2000 Bengalis in Pakistan's Karachi have applied for Travel Permits (TP) to return to Bangladesh. A TP is equivalent to a one-time passport, which the...

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

A MIGRANT'S VOYAGE

Md Helal Uddin, a 29-year-old young man from Bangladesh, has been languishing in the prisons of Papua New Guinea (PNG) for almost a month.

January 11, 2019
January 11, 2019

Going up the Americas

That Bangladeshis migrate to far-flung parts of the world is nothing new—undertaking long, dangerous, and expensive journeys to reach countries in Europe, East Asia, Africa, and even the Americas.

July 6, 2018
July 6, 2018

The struggle to return home

In the last three years, more than 2000 Bengalis in Pakistan's Karachi have applied for Travel Permits (TP) to return to Bangladesh. A TP is equivalent to a one-time passport, which the...

June 29, 2018
June 29, 2018

The European Dream

Rubel Ahmed from Sylhet had gone to the UK on a short-term working holiday visa in 2009 and started working as a chef. After working at several restaurants and starting to send money home, the 26...