Migrant workers and their misery

Photo: Nashirul Islam/Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune, January 13, 2019

Recent Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) intervention and research of proceedings in parliament has revealed that between 2012 and mid-2018 more than 24,570 Indian Workers died in these Gulf countries. 

The CHRI on the basis of available information has also pointed out that 10,416 deaths occurred in Saudi Arabia during the period while Bahrain accounted for 1,317 deaths. The statistics, however, do not really clarify the cause of deaths -- whether it was due to natural causes and illness or workplace oriented. Read the full story.