Unskilled or low-skilled workers are often involved in risky, difficult, and laborious jobs in the scorching heat. Apart from the unforgiving heat, work hours reaching 12 to 18 hours,
Temperatures have plummeted way below zero in Bosnia, making life even more miserable for hundreds of migrants and refugees — including entire families with small children — sleeping rough while trying to reach Western Europe.
Mentioning that there is diplomatic pressure for bringing back Bangladeshi expatriate workers from the Middle Eastern countries, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government has taken multifaceted diplomatic initiatives to deal with it.
Around 500 Bangladeshis may have been stranded in two locations of Libya, about 200-kilometre off to the country’s capital, amid fighting between UN-backed Libyan government and Libyan National Army.
Migrants need support from the government of destination countries and Bangladesh embassies to exercise their rights and a strong reintegration mechanism when they return to Bangladesh.
Eight Bangladeshi nationals were among those dead after two boats sank off Libya, confirms a Bangladesh’s embassy official based in Tunisia.
Alleged trafficking kingpin surrenders to Thai police while, Philippines is ready to shelter “boat people” from impoverished Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Another 700 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants are rescued off Indonesia on Friday, police say, as Myanmar undermined calls for a coordinated response to the human-trafficking crisis by threatening to boycott a planned Southeast Asian summit.
Two migrant workers return from Brunei penniless early today after they were cheated by two Bangladeshi recruiting agencies with the promise of lucrative salaries abroad.