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Bangladeshi boat migrants doomed from the start

The BBC's Justin Rowlatt discovers some migrants are so desperate to leave Bangladesh that they knowingly board ships destined for prison camps.

28 May 2015

Justin Rowlatt

South Asia correspondent

Justin Rowlatt

India's first transgender college principal

Manobi Bandyopadhyay has endured discrimination and heartbreak on her way to becoming India's first transgender college principal, writes Soutik Biswas.

27 May 2015

Soutik Biswas

Delhi correspondent

Soutik Biswas