Gyeongnam Bangladeshi Community


- The number of residents: 17,353 (as of Nov. 30th 2019)
- The number of residents in Gyeongnam: 1,041
- Type of migration: Non-expert worker

directions_walkHistory of the community

1999 establishment(current president: Bappy)
1999~2003 took part in a campaign against the Industrial Trainee system(ITS)
2003.12 participated in a 100 day protest against forced deportation
2004.5 raised funds for tsunami victims in Southwest Asia 
2008.9 participated in the Asian Multicultural Festival
2010~2020 participated in the MAMF
2014.1 co-organized the Southwest Asian sports day for the New Year
2020.10~12 took part in a 50 day fundraiser for Gyeongnam Migrants Center
2021.2 released a joint statement against the military government of Myanmar
2021.5 released a joint statement for residential rights for foreign workers (on Labor Day)
2021.8 released a joint statement to urge Covid relief funds for all  
2021.9 organized a promotion group of migrants for MAMF2021

menu_bookKey Activities

- human rights movement (late 90s~ early 2000) the campaign against the Industrial Trainee system(ITS), a 100 day protest against forced deportation
- Self-governing Activities Independence Day ceremony, Eid Mubark festival to celebrate the end of Ramadan, Summer camp and Day tour
- 연대 활동 쓰나미 이재민 돕기 모금, 코로나19 극복 모금, 미얀마 민주주의 지지 모금, 경남이주민센터 후원 홍보 등

people_outlineKey Figures

- Khan Mohammad Asaduzzman a singer and actor who started his career in Korean entertainment from the MAMF Migrants Song Festival

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