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  • Bangladesh: Wave of Arrests Over Peaceful Dissent

    Bangladesh: Wave of Arrests Over Peaceful Dissent

    Expand Students shout slogans as they take part in a protest over recent traffic accidents that killed a boy and a girl, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 4, 2018. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Wave of Arrests Follow Crackdown in Bangladesh

    Wave of Arrests Follow Crackdown in Bangladesh

    Expand Students gather at Elephant Road Circle beside Dhaka College demanding road safety and justice for the traffic deaths, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on August 4, 2018.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
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    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh: Stop Attacks on Student Protesters, Critics

    Bangladesh: Stop Attacks on Student Protesters, Critics

    Expand Activist and photographer Shahidul Alam arrives surrounded by policemen for an appearance in a court, in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 6, 2018.  © 2018 M…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Relocating Rohingya refugees to a flood-prone island is a dangerous idea

    Relocating Rohingya refugees to a flood-prone island is a dangerous idea

    Expand Walkways on the steep slopes of the Kutupalong-Balukhali Expansion Camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh have been particularly treacherous. In May 2018, refugees in some places…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh: Rohingya Endure Floods, Landslides

    Bangladesh: Rohingya Endure Floods, Landslides

    Expand A Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, September 19, 2017. Said Reuters photographer Cathal McNaughton: “It was important to show the scale of the situation. T…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • “Bangladesh Is Not My Country”

    “Bangladesh Is Not My Country”

     SummaryIn late August and September 2017, Bangladesh welcomed the sudden influx of several hundred thousand Rohingya refugees fleeing ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. This followed an earlier wave of violence in October 2016, which forced over 80,00…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • “An ‘Island Prison’ is Not the Answer”

    “An ‘Island Prison’ is Not the Answer”

    Can you describe what you saw at the camp in May?   August 5, 2018Report “Bangladesh Is Not My Country” The Plight of Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar Download the full report in Engli…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • 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 -

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

  • Monday's best photos: flying pigs and parkour
    The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including an elephant picnic and Kim Jong-un Continue reading...
    - 2 days ago, 13 Aug 18, 7:58am -
  • Arrest of Shahidul Alam is an attack on rights in Bangladesh | Letters
    Signatories including Joseph Stiglitz and Binayak Sen condemn the treatment of photojournalist Shahidul Alam The arbitrary arrest by Bangladeshi police of Shahidul Alam, an internationally recognised photojournalist, has outraged the world community…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Aug 18, 12:19pm -
  • 'None will be spared': students fear reprisals over Bangladesh unrest
    As protests subside, authorities are using onerous digital laws to target demonstratorsThe list began spreading from phone to phone on Saturday, just as police were starting to fire teargas and rubber bullets at protesters in Dhaka demonstrating for…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Aug 18, 12:00am -
  • The Guardian view on Shahidul Alam: Bangladesh should let him go | Editorial
    The acclaimed photographer and activist is one of many targeted under a draconian law. He should be freed, and the legislation changedThe work of renowned photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam has appeared in publications worldwide, includin…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 1:16pm -
  • Bangladesh struggles to contain mass road-safety protests
    UN and US voice concerns as country promises death penalty for some traffic accidents Bangladesh has promised to apply the death penalty to people involved in some traffic accidents as it struggles to contain mass student-led protests for better road…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Aug 18, 1:15pm -
  • Photographer charged as police crackdown in Bangladesh intensifies
    Shahidul Alam, 63, had been arrested over ‘provocative comments’ on student protestsPolice in Bangladesh have charged a prize-winning photographer for “provocative comments” made in an al-Jazeera interview about protests that have convulsed t…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Aug 18, 12:36pm -
  • Flame fades for Rohingya families amid mud and monsoons in Bangladesh
    A million people who fled Myanmar for Kutupalong are struggling to eat after floodwater soaked the firewood they use for cookingStinging eyes and a chest heavy with the smoke that saturates her broken shelter are the constant ailments Feroza Khatun h…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Aug 18, 12:00am -
  • Unrest in Bangladesh as student road safety protests turn violent
    PM Sheikh Hasina warns of risk as activists and police clash in row over Dhaka road deathsThe Bangladeshi prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, has urged students to go home as police fired teargas during an eighth day of protests over road safety which hav…
    - 10 days ago, 5 Aug 18, 7:06am -
  • Teenagers bring parts of Bangladesh to a halt with bus death protests
    Nationwide student protests enter fifth day, causing government to shut down thousands of high schoolsTens of thousands of students, many of them teenagers, have brought areas of Bangladesh to a near-standstill during five days of protests following…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Aug 18, 11:04pm -
  • UK couple jailed after trying to force daughter to marry
    Then 18-year-old taken out of college for what she thought was a holiday in BangladeshA couple who tricked their teenage daughter into travelling to Bangladesh in an attempt to force her to marry her first cousin have been jailed.The husband and wife…
    - 16 days ago, 30 Jul 18, 10:20am -
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