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Category Archives: Human Trafficking

PART III- Sold into slavery for a few thousand taka

In the wake of the Asian boatpeople crisis, the Dhaka Tribune’s Abid Azad travels down the migration routes along Bangladesh’s jagged coast in search of answers. On the quayside alongside … Continue reading

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August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

PART II- Why risk your life on the open seas?

In the wake of the Asian boatpeople crisis, the Dhaka Tribune’s Abid Azad travels down the migration routes along Bangladesh’s jagged coast in search of answers. On the quayside alongside … Continue reading

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August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

PART I- The deadly route to Malaysia

In the wake of the Asian boatpeople crisis, the Dhaka Tribune’s Abid Azad travels down the migration routes along Bangladesh’s jagged coast in search of answers. On the quayside alongside … Continue reading

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July 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘It was not about greed. Our life is miserable and hard’

Two and a half years ago, twelve indigenous people from Cox’s Bazar, all farmers, set off for Malaysia with dreams of putting an end to their poverty. They had no … Continue reading

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May 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bangladesh’s indigenous people also in the same boat

Far from the depths of the Andaman Sea and the jungles of South-east Asia, a Bangladeshi man weeps for his dead relatives. The story of his two brothers and uncle … Continue reading

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May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rescued migrants pay ransom to get back home

Following a two-month ordeal of uncertainty and torture, 28-year-old Nabi Hossain has finally set foot on Bangladesh soil again; but he had to pay Tk50,000 to secure his freedom from … Continue reading

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May 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘I have only seen this in films’

A man who jumped into the sea from a trafficking ship describes horror he experienced. Alauddin Sheikh, 28 and naked, jumped into the sea in the middle of the Bay … Continue reading

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May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

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