Human Trafficking

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    ‘Human trafficker’ killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 04:11pm on February 23, 2020

    A suspected member of a human trafficking gang was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Noakhalipara in Teknaf early Sunday. The deceased was...

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    Tribunal demanded in each district for trafficking cases

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on December 01, 2019

    Lawyers and counter trafficking activists on Saturday demanded dedicated tribunals at every district for speedy disposal of trafficking cases. Speaking at workshop on ‘The way...

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    9 Bangladeshi human traffickers deported from Brunei

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:37am on November 23, 2019

    At least nine Bangladeshis, who were allegedly involved in human trafficking activities in Brunei, have been deported by the Brunei authorities, according to Bangladesh High...

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    The language of erasure

    Kenn Orphan | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2019

    IN OCTOBER, UK authorities came across a gruesome scene. Thirty-nine bodies were discovered in a freight truck in Essex. Most of these unfortunate souls originally...

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    Vietnam ‘strongly condemns’ human trafficking after UK truck tragedy

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 10:06pm on November 02, 2019

    Vietnam said Saturday that it ‘strongly condemns’ human trafficking, after British police confirmed 39 people found dead in a truck last week are believed to...

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    Brazil police arrest top human trafficker from Bangladesh

    Reuters . Sao Paulo | Updated at 06:49pm on November 02, 2019

    Brazilian federal police said they have arrested Saifullah Al-Mamun, born in Bangladesh and considered by authorities one of the world’s most prolific human traffickers.

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    Driver charged over death of 39 UK truck victims

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:50pm on October 27, 2019

    British police investigating the deaths of 39 people in a refrigerated truck charged the driver on Saturday with manslaughter and human trafficking as families in...

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    Bangladesh cancels passports of 5 suspected traffickers in Brunei 

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2019

    The home ministry has cancelled the passports of five suspected Bangladeshi human traffickers now in Brunei. Officials said that Brunei had been requested to repatriate...

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    Coordinated effort needed to end human trafficking: speakers

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2019

    Speakers in a workshop in Chattogram emphasised the need for coordinated effort to end human trafficking. Human rights organisation Rights Jessore, Asian University for...

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    Strong surveillance, actions needed to contain trafficking: experts

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:56am on September 16, 2019

    Foreign and local experts on Sunday stressed the need for installing well-built surveillance at the grassroots level with coordinated actions by the government to prevent...