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Malaysia admits its officials’ involvement in trafficking

Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says his government is not ruling out the possibility that its top-ranked officers are involved in the human trafficking and passport forgery syndicate.

Editorial / Fighting human trafficking

Despite the continuous hue and cry about human trafficking (in the media), very little has actually been done to fight the menace...

Editorial / A grave trafficking crisis

The 'discovery' of yet more mass graves along the heavily-forested Malaysia-Thailand border makes the case that the Southeast Asia human trafficking disaster is far from being over.

To combat human trafficking

A series of news on human trafficking across the sea route of Cox's Bazar have been getting highlighted in national and international media in recent days.

Editorial / Rape–another crime of human traffickers at sea

An investigative report by this paper has unraveled the horrifying sexual abuse of Rohingya women while they make their perilous trips at sea.


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

Should fortune-seekers be punished?

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

BITTER TRUTH / Tragedy on the high seas

It is undeniably true that the unstable political situation in the country, closure of once vibrant industries like jute, textile, steel, aluminum and glass...

Editorial / 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.

May 18, 2015
May 18, 2015

‘Human trafficker’ held in Bhola

Police arrest an alleged human trafficker from his residence in Char Fashion upazila of Bhola.

May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

Free/r movement of human capital is a necessity

They are not thieves, robbers or pirates but desperate jobseekers ready to give service in exchange for something to live on.

May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015

How many more mass graves need to be unearthed?

FOR the last few days, a series of news on modern-day slave trade and human trafficking in the 'Dark Triangle' of Bangladesh, Thailand and Malaysia have been making headlines in national and international media with the discovery of mass graves in the forests of Shangkhla, Satung and Sadao districts of Thailand.

May 10, 2015
May 10, 2015

Human trafficker held in Moheshkhali

Police arrests a ringleader of human trafficking gang with arms in Moheshkhali upazila of Cox's Bazar.

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