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Bangladesh factory owner among 8 detained on charge of murder after 52 workers die in fire

At least eight people have been detained by the Bangladeshi police under murder charges in connection with factory fire that broke out in a food processing factory in Rupganj. 52 people were killed in the incident

Amazon workers lead ‘White Monday’ strike across Italy and other stories

We take a look at the nationwide strike by Amazon workers across Italy, a massive fire at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, recent developments in Yemen, and the presence of armed rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the pretext of foreign military interventions

Rohingya genocide Three years after beginning of genocide in Myanmar, Rohingyas have been abandoned

Nearly 750,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar fearing persecution at the hands of the military. Those who remain in the volatile Rakhine State are still at risk, making the slogan “never again” appear empty

Human trafficking Libya 30 migrants in Libya killed after death of human trafficker

The chaos created by the NATO-led invasion of Libya in 2011 has made the country a breeding ground for human trafficking to Europe, leading to hundreds of deaths each year

Rohingyas arrested Myanmarese forces arrest Rohingyas for fleeing ‘illegally’

175 Rohingyas attempting to escape persecution in Myanmar through the sea route were detained by the Myanmese navy after their boats were intercepted in the Andaman sea

bangladesh ship yards The horrendous human cost of Bangladesh’s ship breaking industry

At least 15 workers have been killed in different accidents in the ship breaking industry in Bangladesh this year. The incidents reveal the lack of government supervision and negligence by employers.

Rohingyas Protest Thousands of Rohingyas gather in Bangladesh to mark ‘Genocide Day’

Over 100,000 Rohingya refugees participated in a rally marking the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar. The community was the target of an ethnic cleansing campaign conducted by the military in 2017.

rohingyas-in-myanmar Myanmar military weaponized sexual violence against Rohingyas: UN report

The report comes at a time when the Myanmar government’s attempts to repatriate 1,000 Rohingya families from Bangladesh failed due to widespread mistrust among the refugees.

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