trafficking

Justice obstructed

Law enforcers had been nonchalant for years when thousands of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis were facing heinous crimes, including murders and burial in mass graves, in the bordering hilly regions of Thailand and Malaysia.

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

"Bangladesh making efforts to end trafficking, yet to meet basic standards"

Bangladesh has maintained its Tier 2 ranking from the previous year in the US Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report for 2022.

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

Justice obstructed

Law enforcers had been nonchalant for years when thousands of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis were facing heinous crimes, including murders and burial in mass graves, in the bordering hilly regions of Thailand and Malaysia.

October 7, 2017
October 7, 2017

4 ‘human traffickers’ held in Dhaka, Kishoreganj

A team of Police Bureau of Investigation claims to have arrested four people in Dhaka and Kishoreganj for their involvement with a trafficking ring and also rescued one person from Libya in this connection.

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

Bangladesh failed at times to control security forces: US

The United States has said the government of Bangladesh took 'limited measures' to investigate and prosecute cases of abuse and killing by security forces. The US, in its 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, claimed authorities failed at times to maintain effective control over security forces.

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

3 ‘human traffickers’ held in Cox’s Bazar

Three people are detained in Cox’s Bazar for their alleged involvement with human trafficking.

August 29, 2015
August 29, 2015

5 ‘int’l human organ traffickers’ placed on 3-day remand

A Dhaka court grants three-day remand against each of the five people held in connection with a case filed against them for their alleged involvement with international human organ trafficking syndicate.

August 23, 2015
August 23, 2015

Mass graves found again on Malaysia-Thailand border

Malaysian authorities have found mass graves containing the remains of more than 20 people believed to be human trafficking victims near the border with Thailand, police said.

July 9, 2015
July 9, 2015

US upgrades Malaysia in human trafficking report

The US is upgrading Malaysia from lowest tier on its list of worst human trafficking centres, a move that could smooth way for an ambitious US-led free-trade deal with the Southeast Asian nation and 11 other countries.

June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

Unskilled, trapped in foreign lands

Alauddin Mollick, son of landless poor farmer Shahadat Mollick, had to drop out from school when he was in ninth grade due to abject poverty.

June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

Why it’s so hard for Taiwan’s migrants to save money

Joe De La Rosa, 27, is a Filipino dreaming big in Taipei. Every day for six days a week, he wakes up at 4am, takes breakfast and then bikes to his factory.