Rickshaw drivers gather during the dawn to dusk strike called by the Jamaat-e-Islami party in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Jamaat-e-Islami called for the shutdown to mount pressure for the release of its senior leader and war crimes convict Delwar Hossain Sayedee
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A rickshaw puller sleeps on his cycle in Allahabad, India
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Cycle rickshaw drivers sleep by the roadside in the early morning in Kolkata, India.
Rickshaw pullers take a rest inside a cable reeler in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Monday.
Children return home from school in a cycle rickshaw in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday. The country’s Right to Education Act promises free, compulsory schooling for all children aged six to 14, but millions still do not go to school and many who do are getting only the barest of educations.
Pakistani security officials are pictured at the site of a bomb attack on a vehicle used by security forces on the outskirts of Quetta, the capital of restive Baluchistan province. A bomb planted in a rickshaw tore through a vehicle used by security forces in southwest Pakistan on Thursday killing at least 12 people, police said.