“Children played on the seashore outside Cox’s Bazaar, a beach and port town in #Bangladesh. By early this year, Bangladeshis who had heard rags-to-riches stories made up 40 to 60 percent of the #migrants boarding boats for Malaysia, according to @unrefugees. The photographer @sergeyponomarev traveled to Bangladesh recently for a story on a multimillion-dollar people smuggling business. People in the areas he photographed described to @nytimes a smuggling operation that prompted thousands to set aside traditional livelihoods like fishing and salt mining for human trafficking.” By nytimes on Instagram.
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