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  • A Violation of Rights in Bangladesh

    A Violation of Rights in Bangladesh

    Expand Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 4, 2012. © 2012 Reuters Years ago, I met with Shamsunnahar Alam in…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh: Suspend Deadly ‘War on Drugs’

    Bangladesh: Suspend Deadly ‘War on Drugs’

    Expand Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) stand guard with dogs in Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 12, 2011. © 2011 Reuters (New York) – The Bang…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Video - Landslides Threaten Rohingya Shelters in Bangladesh
    Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees in camps in Bangladesh are at imminent risk of landslides. Bangladesh authorities, with the assistance of the United Nations and other humanitarian agencies, should urgently relocate refugees to safer ground.Th…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh: Landslides Threaten Rohingya Shelters

    Bangladesh: Landslides Threaten Rohingya Shelters

    Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees in camps in Bangladesh are at imminent risk of landslides. Bangladesh authorities, with the assistance of the United Nations and other humanitarian agencies, should urgently relocate…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh: Skirting the Issues at the UN

    Bangladesh: Skirting the Issues at the UN

    Expand Tear gas is seen while police take their position in the street of Dhaka, Bangladesh on February 8, 2018.  © 2018 Reuters / Mohammad Ponir H…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh: Protect Freedom of Expression

    Bangladesh: Protect Freedom of Expression

    Expand Police in Bangladesh have registered hundreds of complaints under the Information and Communication Technology Act, including against authors of social media posts and journ…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • No Place for Criticism
    SummaryOn April 9, 2018, Bangladesh listed its new Digital Security Bill in parliament, which was then sent to a parliamentary standing committee for review. The proposed law is in part intended to replace section 57 of the Information and Communic…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • When Will Britain Step Up on Burma?

    When Will Britain Step Up on Burma?

    Expand Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River with an improvised raft to reach to Bangladesh in Teknaf, Bangladesh on November 12, 2017. © 2017 Reuters / Mohamm…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • When Clothing Labels Are a Matter of Life or Death

    When Clothing Labels Are a Matter of Life or Death

    This spring marks a solemn milestone. More than five years have passed since a series of deadly fire and building accidents in Pakistan and Bangladesh together killed more than 1,500 workers and injured thousands more.In the aftermath of these disa…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Mangoes and Workers’ Health and Safety Rights

    Mangoes and Workers’ Health and Safety Rights

    Expand Garment workers take part in a May Day demonstration in Phnom Penh, Cambodia May 1, 2017. © 2017 Reuters How can a mango craving spiral into…
    - 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

  • Rohingya refugees fish in troubled waters – photo essay
    As monsoon season approaches, some Rohingya refugees are finding work in the fishing industry in BangladeshAid agencies have said the monsoon season could trigger “an emergency within an emergency” for Rohingya refugees living in temporary shelte…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 2:00am -
  • Three Rohingya refugees killed as monsoon rains hit Cox's Bazar
    At least three Rohingya refugees have died and more have been made homeless after lethal mudslides in camps in BangladeshAt least three three Rohingya refugees have died in Cox’s Bazar after extreme monsoon rains hit the refugee camps causing letha…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jun 18, 8:27pm -
  • Audio clip 'captures Bangladeshi police killing drugs suspect'
    Death of Akramul Haque raises fresh fears over extrajudicial killings in drugs crackdownA recorded phone conversation that appears to capture Bangladeshi police killing a local politician has raised fresh concerns over a Philippines-style drugs crack…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 18, 7:03am -
  • Brands including Ikea shun new safety accord after Rana Plaza disaster
    New pact follows Bangladesh Accord, a safety agreement reached after building collapse killed more than 1,000 workers American retailer Abercrombie and Fitch, Swedish furniture giant Ikea and the clothing label of rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs are am…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Jun 18, 1:42am -
  • David Miliband: world must step up support for Rohingya refugees
    Ex-foreign secretary warns of monsoon threat and calls for issue to be raised at G7 talksDavid Miliband has called on the international community to step up its support of Rohingya refugees in southern Bangladesh before the monsoon. During a visit to…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jun 18, 8:42am -
  • Richard Wilson obituary
    My father, Richard Wilson, who has died aged 92, was an experimental particle physicist and humanitarian. As a professor of physics at Harvard University his work focused on the structure of the nucleon using Harvard’s cyclotron and other accelerat…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jun 18, 12:49pm -
  • Myanmar and UN announce deal for return of Rohingya
    Refugees in Bangladesh who fled violence at hands of the military express concerns over details of the plan Myanmar’s government has announced an agreement with two UN agencies for the return of refugees who fled violence in Rakhine state, but Roh…
    - 19 days ago, 31 May 18, 8:17pm -
  • Returning artefacts of empire isn’t so simple | Letters
    Michael Liversidge and Dr Jharna Gourlay respond to David Olusoga’s suggestion that British museums should send back thousands of objects taken from former coloniesAs someone raised in colonial Africa who has taught art history here for nearly 50 y…
    - 21 days ago, 29 May 18, 1:23pm -
  • Bangladesh's Philippines-style drugs war creating 'atmosphere of terror'
    Human rights activists say campaign, in which 50 people shot dead in a week, is politically motivated Bangladeshi police have shot dead more than 50 accused drug traffickers in the past week as part of anti-narcotics crackdown that activists fear cou…
    - 26 days ago, 24 May 18, 8:45pm -
  • 'Our trust is destroyed': sister's tribute at Grenfell inquiry
    Hayat Elsanosi said her family lost faith in the UK after Fathia Ali Ahmed Elsanosi died in fireThe sister of a Sudanese teacher who came to the UK as a refugee and died in Grenfell Tower has told the public inquiry into the disaster: “Our trust in…
    - 26 days ago, 24 May 18, 11:52am -
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