Slavery

15 lakh Bangladeshis living like ‘slaves’: Report

Over 15 lakh people in Bangladesh are living like slaves with nearly half the population vulnerable to be exposed to it, a report of Australia-based Walk Free Foundation says.

November 15, 2017
November 15, 2017

Asia's unacceptable record

Out of the 40 million victims of modern slavery worldwide, almost two thirds—25 million people—are exploited in Asia and the Pacific. Making the region host to the largest number of victims of modern slavery today.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

15 lakh Bangladeshis living like ‘slaves’: Report

Over 15 lakh people in Bangladesh are living like slaves with nearly half the population vulnerable to be exposed to it, a report of Australia-based Walk Free Foundation says.

July 7, 2015
July 7, 2015

Bill to ban Confederate flag passes

South Carolina's Senate passes a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the state capitol in Columbia.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

The sighs of ancestors rock migrant boats

AS many as 8,000 refugees have been adrift in the Andaman Sea lately, some of them stranded for more than two months.

May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015

Rohingya family’s dream of a better life dashed

Mohamed Khalim,23,was willing to bring his 20-year-old wife and 3-year-old son to face storm and danger, being starved and cramped with hundreds of others in boat from Myanmar in hope of a better life but his dreams were dashed.