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  • Government Corruption Exacerbating Bangladesh’s Environmental Catastrophes

    Government Corruption Exacerbating Bangladesh’s Environmental Catastrophes

    Expand This general view shows dwellings under mud after a landslide in Rangamati on June 13, 2017.  © 2017 AFP I knew visiting Dhaka in monsoon…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • No, Bangladesh, The Truth is Not a ‘Smear Campaign’

    No, Bangladesh, The Truth is Not a ‘Smear Campaign’

    Expand Relatives hold portraits of disappeared family members at an event calling for the end of enforced disappearances, killings, and abductions, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 30,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh: End Disappearances and Secret Detentions

    Bangladesh: End Disappearances and Secret Detentions

    Expand Relatives hold portraits of disappeared family members at an event calling for the end of enforced disappearances, killings, and abductions, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 30,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • “We Don’t Have Him”

    “We Don’t Have Him”

    SummaryMy brother asked, “Can I have your identity? What is your force? Are you RAB, CID, DB?” They did not identify themselves. He asked several times. They did not wear any uniform and they had no legal arrest warrant. Nothing. They just said…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Video: Activists in Bangladesh Secretly Detained For Years
    Bangladesh law enforcement authorities have illegally detained hundreds of people since 2013, including scores of opposition activists, and held them in secret detention. The Bangladesh government should immediately stop this widespread practice of e…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Free Speech Under Fire in Bangladesh

    Free Speech Under Fire in Bangladesh

    Expand Statue of "Lady Justice" outside Bangladesh's Supreme Court building.  © Public During a recent visit to Bangladesh to revisit my years th…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh “Gay Party” Raid Flouts Privacy Rights

    Bangladesh “Gay Party” Raid Flouts Privacy Rights

    Expand Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 4, 2012. Members of the RAB raided a gathering in Dhaka on May 19, 2017, arrested 28 men, paraded t…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Open Letter to British American Tobacco Shareholders
    To British American Tobacco Shareholders:We write on behalf of the nongovernmental organizations Human Rights Watch and Swedwatch to draw your attention to serious human rights abuses we have documented in British American Tobacco’s (BAT) supply c…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UK: Tobacco Giant Should Respect Human Rights

    UK: Tobacco Giant Should Respect Human Rights

    Expand An 8-year-old girl sorts and bundles tobacco leaves by hand near Sampang, East Java. © 2015 Marcus Bleasdale for Human Rights Watch (London…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • A Message to Global Brands from a Rana Plaza Survivor

    A Message to Global Brands from a Rana Plaza Survivor

    Expand Relatives cry for loved ones trapped in the collapsed Rana Plaza building outside Dhaka on April 24, 2013. (c) 2013 Reuters “Sometimes I ju…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Chronicle

  • Kibria murder: Babar, Hannan among 32 indicted

    Kibria murder: Babar, Hannan among 32 indicted

    A Sylhet court today framed 32 people in the murder case of Awami League leader and former finance minister SAMS Kibria. Ex-state minister Lutfozzaman Babar, former Sylhet mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury and Huji leader Mufti Hannan are among those indi…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:40am -
  • NoVatOnEducation student movement is on the rise

    NoVatOnEducation student movement is on the rise

    Should there be value-added tax on education? This is the talk of the country in Bangladesh these days. On Thursday, September 10, 2015, agitating students of private universities staged rallies across the capital Dhaka, protesting the police action…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:34am -
  • Bangladesh launches drive against pirated software of Microsoft

    Bangladesh launches drive against pirated software of Microsoft

    The law enforcement agencies in a recent drive have recovered 69 laptops installed with pirated software of Microsoft from Flora Telecom and nabbed two persons in this connection. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Task Force and Copyright officials…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:31am -
  • Bangladesh national dead in Friday’s Makkah Masjid Al-Haram crane mishap

    Bangladesh national dead in Friday’s Makkah Masjid Al-Haram crane mishap

    The Bangladesh Hajj office in Makkah has confirmed the death of a Bangladeshi pilgrim in the crane mishap in Masjid Al-Haram. Consul of Hajj Jahirul Islam said on Sunday Md Abul Kashem, 45, from Chittagong, was missing since Friday’s disaster. Dr F…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:27am -
  • Libya boat capsize: 27 Bangladeshis may return on Sep 17

    Libya boat capsize: 27 Bangladeshis may return on Sep 17

    A total of 27 Bangladeshis, who survived after two boats capsized off Libyan coast on August 24, may return home on September 17. The rescued migrants may reach Dhaka from Libya by a Turkish Airline, ASM Ashraful Islam, counsellor (labour) at Banglad…
    - 13 Sep 15, 10:41am -
  • 10 children ‘rescued’ from a city flat

    10 children ‘rescued’ from a city flat

    Police “rescued” 10 children from a flat in the city’s Banashree area yesterday and arrested four people. The arrestees are Arifur Rahman, 24, Hasibul Hasan Sabuj, 19, Zakia Sultana, 22, and Feroz Alam Khan Shuvo, 21. The children are between n…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:30pm -
  • Wage movement against govt attempt to send Khaleda to jail: discussion

    Wage movement against govt attempt to send Khaleda to jail: discussion

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders and professionals on Saturday urged the BNP leaders and activists to wage a strong peaceful movement against government attempt to hold election sending the BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to jail. At a discussion at…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:14pm -
  • খোঁচাখুঁচি ; শরীক ‘নো’, প্রতিপক্ষ ‘ইয়েস’
    মহাজোটের শরীকদের নিয়ে খোঁচাখুঁচি না করার পরামর্শ দিয়েছেন আওয়ামী লীগের সভানেত্রী ও অবৈধ প্রধা…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:12pm -
  • 80 killed in gas cylinder explosion in India

    80 killed in gas cylinder explosion in India

    Over 80 people were killed and 80 injured in a gas cylinder explosion at a restaurant near Jhabua of Indian state of Madhya Pradesh today. The two-storey building housing the restaurant collapsed due to the explosion. Officials suspect many people co…
    - 12 Sep 15, 9:32am -
  • US will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year: White House

    US will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year: White House

    President Barack Obama has directed his administration to prepare to take in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year, the White House saidon Thursday. It is the first specific commitment the United States has made toward increasing its acc…
    - 12 Sep 15, 9:30am -

The Economist: Bangladesh

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The Guardian: Bangladesh News

  • Bangladesh's disappeared: activist found on bus claims he was latest target
    Farhad Mazhar, who says he was abducted by three men, vows he will not be silenced in first interview with an alleged victimA Bangladesh government critic who alleges he was the latest in a wave of activists and opposition figures to be abducted says…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 8:04am -
  • Protect women worldwide from acid attacks | Letters
    All too often this is a crime that goes unreported for fear of reprisal. Grassroots women’s rights organisations are the key, says Sarah CarsonThe event you report (Woman in rape trial hit by acid for fifth time, 3 July) is a reminder that women ar…
    - 25 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 1:34pm -
  • Bangladesh must act on its ‘disappeared’ | Letters
    Lawyer Michael James Polak calls for justice for a client he says is among more than 200 people seized by the security services in BangladeshBangladesh high commissioner Nazmul Quaunine defends his government’s human rights record and claims the Gu…
    - 30 days ago, 28 Jun 17, 2:54pm -
  • Bangladesh upholding the rule of law | Letters
    The government will continue to prosecute anyone who attacks citizens, regardless of faith, occupation or lifestyle, writes Nazmul Quaunine, high commissioner of Bangladesh to the UKYour editorial (Bangladesh’s vicious politics do a disservice to i…
    - 32 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 2:20pm -
  • The Guardian view on Bangladesh: the people deserve better | Editorial
    Bangladesh’s sterile, poisonous politics do a disservice to its peopleBangladesh’s impressive run in the Champions Trophy, though terminated by a thrashing from India in the semi-final last week, highlighted the cricket team’s striking progress…
    - 40 days ago, 18 Jun 17, 2:04pm -
  • 'We will break every bone': Islamist leaders threaten Bangladeshi lawyer
    Sultana Kamal, chair of Transparency International Bangladesh, angered hardline Islamists by defending installation of statue outside Dhaka’s supreme courtHuman rights groups have warned about the safety of a prominent Bangladeshi lawyer after Isla…
    - 42 days ago, 16 Jun 17, 9:13am -
  • Ramadan around the world – in pictures
    Muslims from around the world pray, study and fast during the first week of the holy month of Ramadan Continue reading...
    - 57 days ago, 1 Jun 17, 9:50am -
  • Bangladeshi girls being trained how to avoid online predators
    With an alarming rise in cybercrimes, often including blackmail, police offer workshops for thousands of teenagers What their attackers bet on is shame: in a conservative society, the horror of an intimate photo leaking, or rumours being spread, is e…
    - 59 days ago, 30 May 17, 2:43am -
  • Lady Justice statue in Bangladesh is removed after Islamist objections
    Hardline groups said sculpture of woman holding sword and scales outside supreme court was example of idol worshipA statue of Lady Justice has been removed from the supreme court building in the Bangladeshi capital after objections from Islamist grou…
    - 63 days ago, 26 May 17, 10:28am -
  • Bangladeshi editor who faced 83 lawsuits says press freedom under threat
    The Awami League-controlled government has charged and jailed journalists using vague new laws Mahfuz Anam still laughs at the size of the damages claims he was landed with last year. “It amounted to about US $8bn [£6.2bn],” the editor of Bangla…
    - 71 days ago, 18 May 17, 3:12am -
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