Afghan scholar Naser Mozaffari survived harrowing experiences in Afghanistan, Syria, and Turkey. But his asylum application in Turkey has yet to be approved.
One group is making headway by helping former slaves demand enforcement of labor protection laws and social welfare entitlements that are often ignored.
Militants attacked police at Bangladesh's largest Eid celebration, continuing the country's intensifying trend of extremist violence days after a deadly attack in Dhaka.
The government overcame political in-fighting to agree to provide aid, in two installments, to families struggling in the wake of the devastating April 2015 earthquake.