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Hundreds of Bangladeshi construction workers have been beaten and humiliated by soldiers in Iraq after being dragged into their host country's sectarian conflict, their colleagues said Thursday.The Bangladeshis were all working on construction projects in the Bismayah region, south of Baghdad, when Sunni militants began seizing large parts of the country from the Iraqi army last month.Officials say around 20,000 Bangladeshis are living in Iraq, though the actual number is thought to be much higher.
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