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Wednesday, 01 January 2014
by Charu Lata Hogg, Associate Fellow, Asia Programme   With less than three weeks to go until Bangladesh’s parliamentary elections, blood is being spilled on the country’s streets once again. The election is already widely considered a shambolic ex...
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Listending to the Bangladesh government’s announcement of hanging Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Molla, British Senior Foreign Office Minister, Baroness Warsi has issued a statement couple of minutes back. His statement is as follows: “I am deeply concerned...
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
GENEVA (9 December 2013 ) – Two United Nations human rights expertshave urged the Government of Bangladesh to halt the execution of AbdulQuader Mollah, who was sentenced to death on 17 September by thecountry’s Supreme Court. The ruling, issued by the countr...
Monday, 09 December 2013
The death sentence against Abdul Qader Mollah, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party convicted of war crimes during Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence, should immediately be stayed due to fair trial concerns, Human Rights Watch said today. Mollah should be gran...
Saturday, 30 November 2013
An activist of Islami Chhatra Shibir was shot dead and 10 people were injured as blockade supporters clashed with policemen in Kotchandpur upazila headquarters on the first day of the opposition’s nationwide 72-hour road-rail-waterway blockade on Saturday.The dece...
Saturday, 23 November 2013
Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, as the first political party in Bangladesh declared a demonstration program on Saturday across the country demanding safety and security of the minority communities. As a part of the centrally declared program, all wings and units of the part...
Friday, 28 June 2013
Dhaka, 26 Jun, 2013:  In a press release issued today Bijo Francis, Executive Director of Hong Kong based Asian Human Rights Commission, urged UN tremendous effective effort from the UN to compel nation-states, including Bangladesh, to reform their policing system ...
Friday, 14 June 2013
British lawyers representing defendants sentenced to death by Bangladesh\'s international crimes tribunal have appealed to the United Nations to intervene, saying their clients did not receive fair trials.The domestic court, established in 2010 to try those accused of c...
Saturday, 01 June 2013
Bangladeshi journalists have said the government is threatening the freedom of the press in the country.The ruling Awami League has shut down TV stations and detained a prominent newspaper editor in the past few months in an apparent bid to restrict the media.Opponents ...
Thursday, 30 May 2013
WEDNESDAY, 29TH MAY, 2013France’s Humane Rights ambassador Mr. Att  large Frasuwa jimere said disappearance is a atrocious crime against humanity.This is a syndrome of disorder law. He said at a press conference his two-day tour in Dhaka. He was met with seni...
Friday, 24 May 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013The High court has adjourned litigation’s activities of detained Mahmudur Rahman’s mother Mahmuda Begum and the Daily Sangram editor senior journalist Abul Asad. The High court also has       issued a rule ...
Tuesday, 21 May 2013
Tuesday, 21 May, 2013.Bangladesh Islami Chaatra Shibir central president Mohammad Delwar Hossain is appeared at court wearing heavy rod in dying condition last Monday. Savar and GRP police station demand for further 17 days remand in dying condition. It has been uncontr...
Wednesday, 08 May 2013
On May 6, 2013 at around 2:30 am, a reported 10 thousand members of police, Rapid ActionBattalion (RAB) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), along with the armed cadres of the rulingparty, attacked thousands of leaders and activists of Hefazate Islam Bangladesh, a non-pol...
Wednesday, 17 April 2013
Bangladesh has arrested the editor of popular Amar Desh, the only newspaper which remains independent and challenges government action.Mahmudur Rahman, the acting editor was arrested and his printing press was seized by the government without any judicial process. He wi...
Sunday, 31 March 2013
Members of a coalition of Islamic organisations in Kolkata gathered today at the Shaheed Minar to protest against the death sentence handed down to Sayeedi by the war crimes tribunal. The All-Bengal Muslim Youth Federation, the Sunnat-ul-Jama’at, the Madrasa Stude...
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