• Migrant labor graft must end, Bangladeshi activists say0

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    • September 3, 2018

      Corrupt recruiting cartel of 10 agencies that overcharged workers blamed for cessation of G2G Plus deal with Malaysia A Bangladeshi worker looks on as she attend a procession to mark May Day or International Workers’ Day in Dhaka in this May 1, 2017 file photo. Activists around the world mark international workers’ day with marches

  • Tea workers still fighting for land rights in Sri Lanka0

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    • September 3, 2018

      Laborers protest amid claims military has seized their land and govt has sold plots to wealthy developers A file image of Sri Lankan tea pickers working on a plantation in Kandy, some 150kms north-east of Colombo. (Photo by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP) Niranjani Roland, Colombo  Sri Lanka  August 31, 2018 Tea plantation worker Loganathan Saraswathy, 47,

  • Myanmar army fakes photos and history in sinister rewrite of Rohingya crisis0

    Propaganda unit’s 117-page book contains pictures purportedly taken in Rakhine state that are really from Tanzania and Bangladesh Reuters in Yangon Fri 31 Aug 2018   Violence has forced more than 720,000 Rohingya to flee Myanmar to areas like Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh. Photograph: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images A new book on the Rohingya crisis written by


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  • Bangladesh And The Political Chess Game

    “Chess is a war over the board. The object is to crush the opponent’s mind.” ~Bobby Fischer, World Chess Champion. Sheikh Hasina Wajed is known not to accept any objections or opposition, so much so that any form an opposition has disappeared out of sight from the Bangladeshi political stage. She and her party, the

  • Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina’s Fear of Fall is The Issue

    “Fear cuts deeper than swords.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones by R Chowdhury 13 July 2019 Dan Brown of The Da Vinci Code fame said, “Men go far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.” That describes Sheikh Hasina Wazed, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh today.

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