Sexual abuse in KSA breaks Bangladeshi woman’s psyche

The return of Rubina Begum, a 22-year-old domestic worker revealed the horrendous details of her abuse at the hands of her employers in Saudi Arabia which has left her mentally disturbed. Hailing from Bongaon village, Islampur union 9 of Kamalganj, Moulvibazar, Rubina, wife of Ful Miah was admitted to Mukti Medical hospital in Srimangal on […]

Bangladeshis among 7 killed in Libya air strike

At least seven workers, including Bangladeshis, were killed and another 35 wounded in an air strike that hit a biscuit factory on Monday in a southern suburb of Tripoli, according to emergency services and Libya’s health ministry. Those killed in the district of Wadi Rabea, about 21km from the city centre, included two Libyans and […]

Rohingyas see a ray of hope

Lawsuit at UN court, ICC genocide probe seen as major steps towards fight for justice The Rohingyas, who have been facing rights abuses in Myanmar for decades, now see a ray of hope of getting justice following a lawsuit with the highest UN court and the ICC’s approval to probe crimes against them. Leaders of […]

Gambia files Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar at ICJ

Gambia has filed a case at the United Nations’ top court accusing Myanmar of committing genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, Gambian Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou said on Monday. The International Court of Justice (ICJ), also known as the World Court, is the United Nations’ top legal institution that rules on disputes between states. Both […]

End of ‘kafala’ system in Qatar to benefit Bangladeshi workers

Bangladeshi workers:: Qatar has announced sweeping reforms to its labour market, with a ruling to end the ‘kafala’ system, marking a momentous step forward in upholding the rights of millions of migrant workers, including those from Bangladesh. “These reforms will benefit approximately 400,000 Bangladesh migrant workers in Qatar, 75 percent of whom are employed in […]