Dhaka, Nov. 25 -- Despite a social perception that there might be influence of religious extremism among the Bangladeshi migrant workers, a recent study, focusing on the speculation, found no such evidence.

Besides, the study showed that the expatriate workers, who liked or shared hateful or radical religious posts, do not have the literacy or intellectual depth to differentiate among these issues.

It was conducted on 400 migrant workers - living in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Libya, Singapore, and Malaysia.

The study findings were revealed at a workshop - "Radicalisation and International Migration: Perception and Realities from Bangladesh's Perspective" - organised by BRAC Migration Programme in the...