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38 Bangladeshi Migrants killed by Human Traffickers in Libya; Bangladeshi Embassy struggles to retrieve bodies

38 Bangladeshi Migrants killed by Human Traffickers in Libya; Bangladeshi Embassy struggles to retrieve bodies

In a gunfight on Thursday, 42 migrants, including 38 Bangladeshis were killed by human traffickers in Libya. The incident took place in Mizdah, about 180 kilometers from the capital of Libya, Tripoli. These workers were…

Labour rights
COVID Crisis: Garment workers in Bangladesh live through multiple challenges

COVID Crisis: Garment workers in Bangladesh live through multiple challenges

The life of hundreds of garment factory workers in Bangladesh has changed drastically since the outbreak of COVID19. The crisis poses a health risk to them. It is also a severe blow to their income…

Labour rights
Workers Sacked For Being Part Of Worker Unions  In Pandemic Times

Workers Sacked For Being Part Of Worker Unions In Pandemic Times

What does it feel like to be thrown out of work on the pretext of layoffs due to cost cutting in corona virus times?  It feels like cowardice and bad manipulation by the ones in…

Labour rights
Qatar Marginalise Migrant Population Even Amidst Corona Virus

Qatar Marginalise Migrant Population Even Amidst Corona Virus

Migrant workers are worst hit especially in Gulf countries that are not willing to take care of them, even in the trying times of corona virus. Reports are coming in that low wage migrant workers…

Migrant workers
Thousands of migrant workers in the UAE feel abandoned by their governments amid the coronavirus

Thousands of migrant workers in the UAE feel abandoned by their governments amid the coronavirus

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, MoHRE, announced last week that it is studying measures to take with regards to current labour relations with partner countries refusing to cooperate with evacuation…

Human rights
Is Internet Lockdown Justified In India and Bangladesh?

Is Internet Lockdown Justified In India and Bangladesh?

According to the Human Rights Watch, India has imposed an Internet restriction on certain states of the country, which is gross violation of civilian human rights.  In an attempt to curb communal unrest that is…

Human rights
The United Nations: 877 million dollars needed to help the Rohingya in Bangladesh.

The United Nations: 877 million dollars needed to help the Rohingya in Bangladesh.

The United Nations requested on Tuesday 877 million dollars for the current year to help hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and the countries receiving them as refugees. The funds requested by the…