International Organization for Migration

UN approves action on human smugglers

Greece was hit by a huge new surge in migrants as the United Nations approved a European seize-and-destroy military operation against people smugglers in the Mediterranean.

April 11, 2022
April 11, 2022

A mother's love: Flies to Libya, brings back abducted son

Shahinoor Begum left no stone unturned in the search for her kidnapped son even though everyone told her that there was no hope.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

UN approves action on human smugglers

Greece was hit by a huge new surge in migrants as the United Nations approved a European seize-and-destroy military operation against people smugglers in the Mediterranean.

June 14, 2015
June 14, 2015

Beauty belies dark trade

The dense mangrove forest on both sides of the road to the Bang Ben bay through Laem Son National Park is indeed intriguing.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

A trip down the path of horror

The four were in a hurry, had little time to bargain for the cricket bat's price. Most excited among them, Nur Alam pulled out his moneybag hurriedly, paid Tk 300 and almost snatched the bat...

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

Malaysian cops find 139 suspected migrant graves

Malaysian authorities find 139 graves, and signs of torture, in more than two dozen squalid human trafficking camps suspected to have been used by gangs.

May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

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...

May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015

IOM to repatriate rescued Bangladeshis

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) will repatriate the Bangladeshis rescued from boats in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015

Fresh 7.3 earthquake kills 37 in Nepal

A major earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, two weeks after more than 8,000 died in a devastating quake.

April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015

Yemen crisis: 136 more Bangladeshis reach home

A total of 136 more Bangladeshi nationals, who were evacuated from Hodeida, Yemen to Djibouti on 16 April by an Indian Naval Ship, reach Dhaka.

April 20, 2015
April 20, 2015

29 more Bangladeshis evacuated from Yemen

Twenty nine more Bangladeshi nationals have been evacuated from Sana, the capital of the war-torn Yemen, by International Organization for Migration.