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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

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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