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Bangladeshi asylum seekers to Europe on the rise

The IMF says that the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide reached almost 60 million at the end of 2014, the highest number in the past 70 years More and … Continue reading

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January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Razing history to the ground

In a historic neighbourhood so old that the mind is tricked into seeing it in sepia, workmen are busy reducing an architectural gem to rubble. Because Kalicharan Saha Road was … Continue reading

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January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

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