Bangladesh

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ten Thousand Homeless After Massive Fire Rages Through a Bangladeshi Slum

Many of the shanties were empty at the time of the blaze, as residents left the city to visit their families for Eid.
Gavin Butler
5 days ago
Monsoons

Monsoon Season is Devastating South Asia Right Now

In India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, hundreds are dead and millions have fled their homes. And monsoon season is just beginning.
David Gilbert
7.16.19
News

The World’s Biggest Refugee Camp Is Hit Hard by Monsoon Rains

This presents further complications to the Rohingya's vulnerable state.
Meera Navlakha
7.14.19
LGBTQ

Three Artists Tell Us What It’s Like To Be Queer, Muslim and Pakistani

Aziz Sohail, Abdullah Qureshi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Jr are working together to give more visibility to the voices from the LGBTQ community of their country.
Pallavi Pundir
6.27.19
News

This Photographer Wants You to See the Pollution Crisis in Bangladesh

The country has the worst air pollution in the world, among other issues.
Edoardo Liotta
5.23.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

Woman in Bangladesh Gives Birth Twice in a Month

The 20-year-old had never had an ultrasound in her life, so she didn't know she had two uteruses.
Edoardo Liotta
3.29.19
Bangladesh

He survived a massacre of 20 people, only to be blamed for it

University of Toronto student Tahmid Hasib Khan helped save people in the 2016 Dhaka cafe massacre. He's telling his story for the first time.
Tamara Khandaker
2.7.19
Rohingya

One Year on, the Rohingya Crisis in Bangladesh Has a New Problem

Dangers of drug addiction and early marriage among adolescents testify to a grim future of the community.
Naimul Karim
All photographs by Anisur Rahman.
8.26.18
Australia Today

We Met the Australians Trying to Prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi For War Crimes

As Myanmar's state counsellor, the lawyers allege she's directly responsible for more than one million Rohingya people fleeing the country.
Liam Armstrong
3.19.18
Rohingya

Horrifying Stories of Rohingya Refugees Fleeing Death in Myanmar

"We saw them slit throats and bellies, shoot our men, and rape our women. They killed the older men, and then the men my age. They killed our doctors."
Shahirah Majumdar
9.16.17
Rohingya

'They Struck Us Until We Were Lifeless'

A Rohingya refugee recalls her escape from Myanmar.
Kathleen Prior
9.13.17
worker rights

Garment Factories in Bangladesh Are Trying on Gender Equality for Size

Four years after the collapse of Rana Plaza, the country's thriving ready made garment industry is starting to shine light on more than improved infrastructure.
Madeline Moitozo
4.25.17
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