Bangladesh

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Parts of Asia Are On Their Way to Becoming Unliveable

Studies have found that living in some Indian cities might soon become a gamble.
Meera Navlakha
7.19.19
Bengali Food

This Blogger Wants to Make Bengali Food Instagram-Famous

Thahmina Haseen is quietly leading the UK’s Bengali food revolution.
Salma Haidrani
5.2.18
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
3.20.18
Scene Reports

Dhaka's Extreme Metal Scene Worships the Old School

Bangladesh's most densely populated city also boasts its highest concentration of killer death, black, and thrash metal bands.
Joe Henley
5.16.17
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
xi for independence

​A Play for Independence: The Forgotten Story of Bangladesh's Football Revolutionaries

In July 1971, at a dusty little stadium in India, a side representing the unrecognised nation of Bangladesh struck a meaningful blow for independence from Pakistan. This is their story.
Shirsho Dasgupta
3.20.17
Stuff

Bangladesh Needs to Sort Out Its Rampant Machete Attack Problem

The gruesome deaths of two LGBT activists are the latest in a spate of anti-secular violence in Bangladesh, where homosexuality remains a criminal offense.
Ranbir Singh Sidhu
4.28.16
Stuff

My Time with the Bangladeshi Bloggers Facing Machete Attacks and Terror

We went to Dhaka, where secular bloggers, writers, and publishers are being targeted with brutal methods aimed at suppressing free speech.
Ranbir Singh Sidhu
3.29.16
News

How to Go Undercover in Bangladesh’s Organ Black Market

Investigating underground kidney sales is "exhilarating, but also incredibly depressing."
Mike Pearl
1.25.16
The Road to Nowhere Issue

Bangladeshi Sweatshops Continue to Imperil Workers’ Lives

In 2013, the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed, killing more than 1,100 Bangladeshi workers. Despite the news coverage, sweatshops aren't much better today.
Larry Towell
9.30.15
The Photo Issue 2015

Photos of the Most Vulnerable People in Bangladesh

Dhaka's pavement dwellers have few means to survive in a political, social, and economic environment that virtually ignores them.
Shehab Uddin
7.22.15
News

A Greek Court Is Fining Migrants Who Were Shot at By Their Boss

Manolada's Bangladeshi migrant workers are demanding for the fines to be erased.
Melpomeni Maragkidou
6.4.15
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