New Age Bangladesh | 21 October 2018
Hundreds of Bangladeshi workers who became undocumented in United Arab Emirates are availing amnesty offered by it since August 1. UAE’s amnesty ends on October 31.
Migrant rights activist and Awaj Foundation director for migration Anisur Rahman Khan said that Bangladeshi workers recruited by Bangladeshi and Pakistani employers for their small shops and factories became victims of exploitation.
Since 2012, UAE stopped recruiting Bangladeshi male workers citing irregularities in recruitment process, according to Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training.
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