Sufferings of Vietnam returnees
Fraudsters at large, victims in jail
There is no specific allegation against the returnees. They were arrested on suspicion and sent to jail.
23 September 2020, 8:36
BCSM demands postmortem after exhuming Kulsum’s body
BCSM, a platform of 19 organisations, has demanded a post mortem after exhuming the dead body of 14-year-old Kulsum, a young girl from Brahmanbaria who died in Saudi Arabia after being tortured by ...
22 September 2020, 13:44
Why 83 Bangladeshi migrants should not be freed: HC
The High Court on Monday issued a rule asking the government to explain as to why directives should not be given to the authorities concerned to free the 83 Bangladeshi migrants who returned from ...
21 September 2020, 17:16
Thousands of women domestic workers jobless and in debt
Eight years ago, Amena came to Dhaka from Rangpur to look for work. Without any formal education or training, domestic work was her only option to earn a living in the city.
19 September 2020, 10:55
70 migrants jump overboard from Spanish rescue ship off Italy
Some 70 migrants jumped overboard from the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms on Thursday, in an attempt to swim to the nearby southern Italian city of Palermo.
17 September 2020, 13:11
At least 24 migrants drowned off Libya: IOM
Two dozen migrants and refugees on board a rubber dinghy trying to cross from Libya to Europe are believed to have drowned after their boat capsized, the UN's International Organization of Migration ...
16 September 2020, 3:17
Germany plans to take in around 1,500 migrants from Greek islands
German chancellor Angela Merkel and interior minister Horst Seehofer are planning to take in around 1,500 refugees from the Greek islands, German news agency DPA reported on Tuesday.
15 September 2020, 10:40
153 Bangladeshis repatriated from Libya: IOM
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that 153 Bangladeshi migrants were repatriated from Libya.
11 September 2020, 12:17
Thousands without shelter as fire guts Greece migrant camp
A second fire on Wednesday evening aggravated the crisis on the island of Lesbos, where authorities have declared a state of emergency.
10 September 2020, 6:40
UN Women, Unilever and the MoEW&OE project
Returnee women migrant workers to receive COVID-19 prevention packages
UN Women, Unilever and the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment jointly launch the project to support women returnee migrants from COVID-19 risks and challenges.
5 September 2020, 13:28