Asian Slave Trade: Kidnapping, Prison Ships, Humanity At Its Worst


This is a human rights post.

Peace and Freedom

Muhammed Ariful Islam, 22, a Dhaka painter who was held captive on a ship before being abandoned on a remote island, cries at a government shelter in Takua Pa district of Phang Nga October 17, 2014.  Credit: REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

PHANG NGA ThailandWed Oct 22, 2014 1:05am EDT

(Reuters) – When Afsar Miae left his home near Teknaf in southern Bangladesh to look for work last month, he told his mother, “I’ll see you soon.” He said he expected to return that evening.

He never did.

When he reported for work at a house on the outskirts of Teknaf, a man there gave him a drink of water. Soon, his eyelids sagged and his head started spinning.

When he awoke, it was dark. He had lost all sense of time. Two Bangladeshi men then forced him and seven others onto…

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One thought on “Asian Slave Trade: Kidnapping, Prison Ships, Humanity At Its Worst

  1. This is all too common and always horrible, always.
    Thank you for sharing this

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