US criticised over top anti-trafficking ranking despite failings
Since 2000, the US state department's Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report has sorted countries into four tiers based on how well the office perceives they are tackling the problem.
30 June 2020, 3:04
US human trafficking report mentions MP Papul
Bangladesh has moved up a rank on the US annual human trafficking report, but will remain under watch of international quarters due to parliamentarian Kazi Shahid Islam alias Papul who has been ...
26 June 2020, 18:36
Will pandemic-enforced economic crisis boost human trafficking?
The pandemic has also taken a huge toll on the global labour market and many countries have started sending back migrant workers.
25 June 2020, 11:43
Bangladeshi MP Shahid sent to jail in Kuwait
Mohammad Shahid Islam, MP of Laxmipur- 2 constituency (independent), has been sent to central prison of the country.
25 June 2020, 10:18
MP’s involvement in human trafficking, money laundering shameful: TIB
Transparency International Bangladesh has said the involvement of an MP in international crimes like human trafficking and money laundering is a disrespectful example for the people’s representatives
23 June 2020, 17:14
Bangladesh arrests dozens after migrant workers murdered in Libya
"(Arresting traffickers) is a part of the regular duty of Bangladesh Police but obviously this is the strongest operation against traffickers in recent times," said Sohel Rana, spokesman of the ...
20 June 2020, 3:19
MP Papul bribed Kuwaiti MPs, officials: Reports
Bangladeshi lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam alias Papul has revealed that MPs and top officials of Kuwait were involved in his human trafficking and money laundering activities.
16 June 2020, 5:04
Traffickers demand payments for Rohingya stranded at sea
Human traffickers holding hundreds of Rohingya refugees at sea are demanding payments from their families before they will release them from boats off the shores of Southeast Asia, relatives and ...
15 June 2020, 16:28
‘Human trafficker’ detained in Meherpur
Police arrested a member of a international human trafficker gang from Bhalodanga village Gangi upazila of Meherpur early Monday.
15 June 2020, 11:58
Kuwait police see huge money transactions in MP Shahid’s account, Bangladesh in dark
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Kuwait has seized cheque books and found evidence of huge money transactions in the bank account of Lakshmipur- 2 constituency MP (independent) Kazi ...
14 June 2020, 12:41