Middlemen to be brought under registration to avoid fraud

The research organisation, RMMRU (Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit), has long been recommending that middlemen in the migration sector be brought under legal process in order to cut down ...

Logo of Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET)

At least 11 die as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

At least 11 migrants from Africa died when their boat sank off Tunisia on Sunday, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa, a Tunisian security official said.

The migrants from Africa tried to cross the Mediterranean

Migrant workers

Overworked, unpaid and abused, Bangladeshi women return from Middle East

Thousands of Bangladeshi women migrants, most of whom were employed in Middle Eastern countries as domestic workers, have been hit hard by the impact of COVID-19.

Female Bangladeshi migrants at Dhaka airport.

Govt mulls to prepare database of returnees, stranded migrant workers

All the workers, who wish to return to their respective workplaces abroad, are requested to register their names online immediately at the link of BMET website

Stranded Bangladeshi workers gather outside of the Biman Bangladesh Airlines office, demanding flight tickets to go back to Saudi Arabia, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 24 September 2020

47 Vietnam returnees freed from Kashimpur jail

Forty-seven expatriate Bangladeshi workers, who were sent to jail after returning from Vietnam, were released from Kashimpur Central Jail in Gazipur

47 Vietnam returnees freed from Kashimpur jail on 6 October 2020

9 Libya attack survivors, 155 other Bangladeshis return home

A chartered flight with the Bangladeshi migrants, including the nine survivors of Mizdah incident in Libya, in which 30 migrants, including 26 from Bangladesh, were shot and killed in a smuggling ...

Nine Mizdah attack survivors and 155 other Bangladeshi migrants return home from Libya

Bangladeshis trapped in extreme cold conditions of East European forests

Over 600 hopeful migrants, including Bangladeshis, are trapped in extreme cold conditions in forests of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Slovenia.

Bangladeshi undocumented migrants trapped in a Bosnian forest

Virtual roundtable

Child migration in the context of Bangladesh: Challenges and the way forward

A virtual roundtable on 'Child Migration in the Context of Bangladesh: Challenges and the Way Forward' was organised by Prothom Alo and UNICEF on 16 September 2020. This supplement presents the ...

Child migration in the context of Bangladesh: Challenges and the way forward

Europe-bound boat sinks off Libya coast, 8 Bangladeshis among 22 rescued

Twenty-two Europe-bound migrants, including eight Bangladeshis, were rescued from Libya's Mediterranean coast, after their dingy capsized in the sea

One of a migrants, who were rescued after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian Coast after they had left Libya, is seen inside a local Red Cresent chapter in Zarzis, Tunisia on 11 May 2019

Migrant workers protest demanding tickets for Saudi Arabia

A group of Bangladeshi migrant workers staged demonstration at Karwan Bazar, Dhaka on Tuesday demanding tickets to Saudi Arabia so that they can join their workplaces

Bangladeshi workers returning from Saudi Arabia.
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