Four out of the five trafficked Bangladeshi youths, who were forced to con people over the internet in Cambodia last year, have got their money back.
Low conviction rate illustrates govt's lacklustre attitude towards prevention
Human trafficking cases in Bangladesh and the Philippines increased after devastating cyclones and typhoons displaced millions, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said today.
For unemployed 25-year-old Foysal Hossain, the job of a receptionist at an overseas institution with a monthly pay package worth around Tk 80,000 was a godsend opportunity.
Nuruzzaman Raju owned a mobile phone repair shop in the capital’s Gulistan.
A transnational syndicate is using a new land route through Myanmar to traffic people, mostly Rohingyas from refugee camps in Bangladesh, to Thailand and Malaysia.
Seven years ago, Mohammad Sabuj and his neighbour Mohiuddin Sarkar from Cumilla’s Daudkandi paid around Tk 13 lakh to six people who lured them with well-paying jobs in Germany.
Rohingya human rights activist Razia Sultana talks to Shuprova Tasneem from The Daily Star on Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day.
Bangladesh has maintained its Tier 2 ranking from the previous year in the US Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report for 2022.
The High Court today granted bail to an accused, Parvez Hasan, in a case filed over the killing of 26 Bangladeshis in Libya on May 28.
Bangladesh needs an integrated approach to develop public awareness against trafficking in persons, Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain said today.
Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will issue a red alert on Interpol by this week to catch the Bangladeshi human traffickers based in Libya, who were responsible for the massacre that happened back in May.
As Kuwait’s Public Prosecution continues an investigation into Bangladeshi MP Shahid Islam Papul’s case of human trafficking and money laundering, it found new information that thousands of Pakistanis, Syrians, and Iraqis were also granted Kuwaiti visas in exchange for bribes.
Md Azam Khan, an alleged ringleader of a human trafficking gang, confesses to a Dhaka magistrate that he, along with eight others, was involved in forcing 60 to 70 girls into sex work in Dubai.
They used to lure young girls -- mostly between 18 and 20 -- with promises of better jobs in Dubai.
After receiving complaint on social media, police in a special drive, have arrested a human trafficker from Mymensingh district.
The government of Bangladesh demonstrated an overall increase in effort compared to the previous reporting period towards preventing human trafficking, earning itself an upgrade to Tier 2 in a ranking of countries fighting trafficking, says a US report.
A Dhaka court today placed Adib Hossain Mollah, a member of suspected human trafficking gang, on a two-day remand in a case filed for attempting to send four women to Canada with fake visas.
A 12-year-old Bangladeshi boy, a suspected victim of human trafficking, has been found by India’s Border Security Force (BSF) in a railway wagon at Petrapole in West Bengal, and handed over to Indian Railway police.