human traffickers

June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015

5 ‘listed’ traffickers held in Cox’s Bazar

Police detain five suspected human traffickers during crackdowns at different places in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar.

June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015

Unregistered Rohingya among 150 repatriated Bangladeshis

Detectives have identified an unregistered Rohingya among the 150 Bangladeshis, who were repatriated from Myanmar on Monday after months of ordeal.

May 31, 2015
May 31, 2015

3 ‘traffickers’ held, 2 victims rescued in Dhaka

The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members detain three alleged human traffickers and rescue two victims in separate places in the capital.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Bangladesh suggests 'external factors' for trafficking, migration

Bangladesh insists that poverty is not necessarily the main driver pushing her people into the hands of traffickers.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

TORTURED, KILLED AND ABANDONED

On May 1, 2015, a shallow mass grave was discovered by some villagers collecting mushrooms deep inside a jungle of Thailand's Songkhla province.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Only 1 body per grave found at trafficking camps: Malaysia

The 139 graves uncovered near people-smuggling camps in northern Malaysia appear to hold only one body each, says Malaysia's deputy home minister.

May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015

Should fortune-seekers be punished?

In 2012 the Parliament criminalised human trafficking by enacting the Prevention and Suppression of Human Trafficking Act.

May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

An insensitive remark

WE find the prime minister's remarks on taking steps against illegal migrants along with human traffickers inhumane and insensitive.

May 24, 2015
May 24, 2015

Diplomats to determine ‘Bangladeshis’ in Malaysia mass graves

Bangladesh High Commission will be in touch with Kuala Lumpur to determine whether the mass graves, believed to contain bodies of hundreds of migrants in Malaysia, are of Bangladesh citizens.

May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

Fake government officials being trafficked abroad

AMIDST the grisly reports of human trafficking through the seas comes another shocker : Bangladeshis, posing as government officials, entering foreign countries with fake passports.