Migrant workers suffer at Dhaka airport

  • Akash, hailing from Savar’s Hemayetpur, is guarding the luggage of his Dubai-bound relative at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Many travellers bring their relatives with them to guard their luggage as they undertake COVID tests at the airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Akash, hailing from Savar’s Hemayetpur, is guarding the luggage of his Dubai-bound relative at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Many travellers bring their relatives with them to guard their luggage as they undertake COVID tests at the airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many people rest on trolleys and guard the luggage of their relatives as there is no place to sit on the floor above the parking lot at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many people rest on trolleys and guard the luggage of their relatives as there is no place to sit on the floor above the parking lot at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many people rest on trolleys and guard the luggage of their relatives as there is no place to sit on the floor above the parking lot at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many people rest on trolleys and guard the luggage of their relatives as there is no place to sit on the floor above the parking lot at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Migrants have to arrive at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport 5-10 hours early to undergo COVID tests. A man is sleeping on a trolley after a long wait. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Migrants have to arrive at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport 5-10 hours early to undergo COVID tests. A man is sleeping on a trolley after a long wait. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Migrants line up to undergo COVID tests at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Migrants line up to undergo COVID tests at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Migrants line up to undergo COVID tests at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Migrants line up to undergo COVID tests at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Migrants line up to undergo COVID tests at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Migrants line up to undergo COVID tests at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Migrants and their relatives are resting on the floor above the car park at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Migrants and their relatives are resting on the floor above the car park at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Migrants and their relatives are resting on the floor above the car park at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Migrants and their relatives are resting on the floor above the car park at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Migrants and their relatives are waiting at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Migrants and their relatives are waiting at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many migrants are seen standing in line with their luggage to undergo COVID tests at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as their relatives are not there to guard them. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many migrants are seen standing in line with their luggage to undergo COVID tests at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as their relatives are not there to guard them. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many migrants are seen standing in line with their luggage to undergo COVID tests at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as their relatives are not there to guard them. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many migrants are seen standing in line with their luggage to undergo COVID tests at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as their relatives are not there to guard them. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Migrants and their relatives are resting on the floor above the car park at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Migrants and their relatives are resting on the floor above the car park at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove