Bangladesh trafficking victims tell of torture

Victims say they were lured to Thailand and Malaysia by promises of better jobs, then tortured.

    In northern Bangladesh, as many as 4,000 people are believed to have been trafficked.

    Victims have told Al Jazeera they were lured to Thailand and Malaysia by promises of better jobs, then tortured, while others were killed.

    Maher Sattar reports from Sirajganj, Bangladesh.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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