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Sunday, 01 May 2016
Egypt put on trial 237 activists arrested for protesting against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, judicial sources said on Saturday, the first court cases after demonstrations this month.   Thousands angered by Sisi`s decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Ara...
Sunday, 01 May 2016
BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday said Awami League-led regime will not be able to cling to power for long depending on the power of “others” instead of people. “The current government has no moral base as people don’t support them. So, th...
Sunday, 01 May 2016
Hackers initially attempted to loot the bank of a grand total of 951 million dollars, but most transfers were blocked, leaving the robbers with just 81 million which was routed through bank accounts and casinos in the Philippines, reports forbes.com.   Here is th...
Saturday, 30 April 2016
Claiming that the previous BNP government was the most experienced and successful in controlling militancy, party senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Friday said their party is ready to help the government eliminate destructive militant activities. &nbs...
Saturday, 30 April 2016
Three days into the forest fire that broke out in Tultala area of Chandpai range of the Sundarbans in Sarankhola upazila, smoke was still billowing around the burnt out area on Friday. Firefighters along with forest officials were found spraying water to stop the ...
Thursday, 28 April 2016
The media in Bangladesh is no longer free, a global report by a pro-democracy group said on Wednesday. The country has slipped to “not free” status from “partly free” ranking in the 2015 Global Press Freedom prepared by Freedom House. The count...
Thursday, 28 April 2016
Britain`s main opposition Labour Party, which has faced growing criticism over perceived anti-Semitism in its ranks, suspended a female lawmaker on Wednesday for making anti-Israel posts on social media before she was elected to Parliament. The party said Naz Shah had...
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
The current scenario of Bangladesh is the pictorial representation of how a country without democracy can be. The illegitimate Awami League-led government has set up a realm of terror by curtailing freedom of speech, lodging false cases, arresting the opponents, ta...
Monday, 25 April 2016
Dhaka city Jamaat-e-Islami’s Assistant Secretary and former central President of Bangladesh Islami Chhatrashibir Dr. Shafiqul Islam Masud has been re-arrested from the jail gate on Saturday again. Masud’s lawyer and party sources confirmed the news. Imme...
Monday, 25 April 2016
Former US Ambassador to Bangladesh Howard Schaffer has said India wants Awami League to stay in power without criticism. “The main difference between India and other countries including the USA is that it wants Awami League government to stay in power. Even Ind...
Sunday, 24 April 2016
Garment workers face daunting challenges to unionization, and remain at risk of interference and threats by factories three years after the Rana Plaza building collapse, Human Rights Watch said today. The Bangladesh government should urgently remove legal and ...
Friday, 22 April 2016
The United Kingdom expressed their concern over human right situation in Bangladesh. UK Foreign and commonwealth officer (FCO) in its annual report published a report in this regard on Thursday.  There was no improvement in the overall human rights situat...
Thursday, 21 April 2016
Bangladesh has moved two notches up to 144th position among 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index-2016. In its flagship annual report released today, the Paris-based advocacy group Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) however voiced serious concern over the ...
Thursday, 21 April 2016
US court records contradict the Bangladesh government’s claims that the conviction a year ago of three men in New York for illegally obtaining confidential FBI records involved a plot to kill the son of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed. Indeed, the US district ...
Wednesday, 20 April 2016
Three international organisations--Asian Human Rights Commission, FIDH, and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)--today denounced the arrest of journalist Shafik Rehman. In a joint statement three organisations said: Bangladesh Government’s continued at...
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