ED: A cry for help from the Sundarbans

By the time poachers and smugglers are caught, the damage is usually already done The poaching and trafficking of wildlife in the Sundarbans has risen so significantly in recent times that a red alert had to be issued. Animal populations, such as those of deer and the endangered Bengal Tigers, in the mangrove forests are […]

Kuwait: Tougher penalties sought in human trafficking case involving Bangladeshi MP

The Kuwaiti public prosecution contested the rulings handed down to the prime defendant and convicted accomplices, demanding tougher penalties, Al Qabas newspaper reported. Image Credit: Gulf News archive Cairo: Kuwait’s prosecutors have demanded tougher penalties than the verdicts recently issued in a high-profile case involving a Bangladeshi lawmaker-cum-businessman. Last month, a Kuwaiti criminal court sentenced […]

Sundarbans under red alert to stop poaching, trafficking of wildlife

The red alert was issued after recent incidents of poaching and trafficking of wildlife, including tigers and deer A red alert has been issued across Sundarbans to stop poaching and trafficking of wildlife, including the Royal Bengal Tiger and deer, from the enlisted UNESCO world heritage site. Confirming that matter to Dhaka Tribune on Monday, […]

Experts: Pandemic may fuel human trafficking for years

Dhaka Tribune hosted a webinar organized by USAID on Saturday  The devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy may fuel human trafficking in the years to come, speakers at a webinar have said. The pandemic is driving more people into poverty and there is a high possibility that human traffickers will take […]